The state, act, or process of being impaired; injury.
Any loss or abnormality of any of a personâ€(tm)s physical or psychological powers.
Good term to imply diminishment of an ability.
a defect in organ function or whole body system, which may be temporary or permanent (eg. hemiplegia)
For insurance underwriting purposes, any aspect of a proposed insured's present health, medical history, health habits, family history, occupation, or other activities that could increase that person's expected mortality risk. TO TOP
a disability under the ADA only if it substantially limits one or more major life activities
An alteration of health status, assessed by objective medical criteria. This is a medical finding.
Any aspect of the health, occupation, activities, or life-style of a proposed insured that could increase his or her expected mortality or morbidity. | Back
Amount by which the carrying amount exceeds its estimated recoverable amount.
Impairment or asset impairment occurs when, due to changed circumstances, the previously allowed recovery of costs of a regulatory asset through rates is eliminated or removed by action of a regulatory body.
If the usefulness of an asset or a group of identical assets is impaired, for example by damage or technical obsolescence or other economic factors, the recoverable amount may be less than the carrying amount of the asset. In such circumstances a write-down of the asset is necessary.
A decline in value whereby the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the recoverable amount. In such a case, the carrying amount will be reduced to its recoverable amount through the income statement.
The amount by which stated capital is reduced by distributions and losses.
The cost shown in the profit and loss account as the result of a fall in the value of an asset.... more on: Impairment
The partial or total loss of a benefit that was negotiated between WTO contracting parties, due to an action, policy, or lack of action by one of the parties. Impairment of WTO rights and obligations is subject to formal action under WTO dispute settlement procedures. Also called nullification.
a symptom of reduced quality or strength
damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality
1. A reduction in a company's stated capital. 2. The total capital that is less than the par value of the company's capital stock.