write off

 

1  (Accounting) [C,U]  | thanh lý (tài sản, thuật ngữ kế toán)
a situation where an asset loses some or all of its value; an amount of money entered in the financial records because of this: eg:

  • The company booked (ghi sổ) a $2.7 billion write-off to cover goodwill and the reduced value of assets.  assets. 
  • Last year’s losses were due to bad debt write-offs. (thanh lý nợ xấu)

2  (Finance) [C,U] | xóa nợ (tài sản, thuật ngữ tài chính)
a decision that a debt need not be paid back: eg.>  countries qualifying for a debt write-off


3  [C] (BrE) xóa sổ
smth so badly damaged in an accident that it is not worth spending money to repair it:
I was OK, but the car was a write-off.

|  g . l . o . s . s  |  BOOK =recorded in its accounts, ghi sổ, thực hiện bút toán (entry), COVER: xử lý, giải quyết The company booked (ghi sổ) a $2.7 billion write-off to cover goodwill and the reduced value of assets.  assets. 

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