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Diminution In Value
diminution in value:a theory of property damages in which the measure of damages for the breach of a contract or lease is equal to the difference between the value of the property in the condition promised and the value as it exists
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.