Impairment

(redirected from hearing impairment)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Impairment

Reduction in the value of an asset because the asset no longer generates the benefits expected earlier as determined by the company through periodic assessments. This could happen because of changes in market value of the asset, business environment, government regulations, etc.

Impairment

A reduction in a company's working capital as a result of a loss on an investment or a distribution (such as a coupon or dividend) to investors.

impairment

Reduction in a firm's capital as a result of distributions or losses.
References in periodicals archive ?
The large numbers of young people with hearing impairments should serve as a warning.
1988) interviewed 25 males who had profound hearing impairment and were about to undergo surgery for cochlear implants.
This is a self-reporting survey that along with age at onset of hearing impairment also covers gender (Reis, 1992).
There are more than 200 forms of syndromic hereditary hearing impairment.
My parents knew about my hearing impairment when I was eight and I started wearing my left ear hearing aid when I was 10.
Methods of detecting childhood hearing impairment have developed tremendously over the years.
Currently, there are around 3,000 people with hearing impairment in the UAE.
This included screening for speech and hearing impairments, speech therapy, physiotherapy, home visits, home modifications and recreational programmes.
On April 23, a translated Chinese short film on individuals with hearing impairments was shown by Al Jazeera Channel and Qatar Cultural & Social Centre for the Deaf.
Current meta-analysis suggests that the higher prevalence of hearing impairment in diabetic patients compared with nondiabetic patients was consistent regardless of age," wrote lead researcher Chika Horikawa, at Niigata University Faculty of Medicine, and colleagues.
However, somewhat less attention has been paid to the effects of hearing impairment on earning power.

Full browser ?