diminish the value of

See: depreciate
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You may be cajoled into imagining that your own special trade or your own industry will be encouraged by a protective tariff, but it stands to reason that such legislation must in the long run keep away wealth from the country, diminish the value of our imports, and lower the general conditions of life in this island.
tax code would reduce the value of production tax credits and in turn diminish the value of new renewable energy projects," said Senior Director Gregory Remec.
You don't want to diminish the value of your service to your customers.
An analysis by SNL Metals & Mining recently released shows how delays in the US mine permitting process diminish the value of a minerals project--underscoring the urgent need for a streamlined permitting process.
But stock splits neither add nor diminish the value of stock since Apple's overall equity remains the same.
The rebuilding of the pub would enhance, not diminish the value of the hill as an asset.
ois Lyotard has called petits rA[c]cits, the authors argue that the relationship of the literacy narrative to other genres can also diminish the value of the literacy narrative and create what Lyotard has termed a "differend.
Any attempt to undermine or diminish the value of those assets will be met with the stiffest resistance, including legal recourse.
Far too often, we diminish the value of our life outside of work by answering a work email every now and then even after work hours.
The site features pre-set rent increases, as opposed to onerous re-appraisals, that could diminish the value of such ground leases as time goes on.
As an owner it is easy to get bogged down in those things that aren't going well with your business and overlook or diminish the value of what is going well.
WE ALL DO SOME THINGS in life automatically, and that doesn't diminish the value of them.