Dictionary.com

amortizement

[ am-er-tahyz-muhnt, uh-mawr-tiz- ]
/ ˌæm ərˈtaɪz mənt, əˈmɔr tɪz- /
Save This Word!

noun

a sloping top on a buttress, pillar, etc.
an architectural feature, as a gable, at the top of a façade.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also a·mor·tisse·ment [uh-mawr-tiz-muhnt]. /əˈmɔr tɪz mənt/.

Origin of amortizement

1610–20; amortize + -ment, after Middle French or Anglo-French amortissement

Words nearby amortizement

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
See Today's Synonym