Definition of amortizement
1 : amortization
2a : the sloping top of a projecting pier (as a buttress) b : a crowning architectural member in an edifice
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Origin and Etymology of amortizement
modification (influenced by amortize) of French amortissement, from Old French, from amortiss- (stem of amortir) + -ment
First Known Use: 1618See Words from the same year
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