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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.
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There may be circumstances where there is not enough information to know if a nurse who is impaired, or suspected of being impaired, committed a practice violation.
Some of the most festive times of the year are associated with an increased risk of automotive accidents due to impaired driving.
Ms Cebani noted that there were challenges with offering integration for the visually impaired such as shortage of ready-made text books.
With the help of technology, Saudi inventor Meshal Al-Harasani is working on creating a digital mus'haf for the visually impaired to facilitate reading the Holy Qur'an.
He told them that a lot of homework has been done and they agree in close contact with the Sindh Home Department and Sindh Traffic Police to accommodate hearing impaired persons for issuance of driving license.
Global Assistive Technologies for Visually Impaired Market, by Product
[ClickPress, Tue Apr 16 2019] Looking at the current market trends as well as the promising demand status of the " Assistive Technologies for Visually Impaired Market ", it can be projected that the future years will bring out positive outcomes.
The project supported the installation of high quality Braille printers in order to enhance the printing capacity and efficiency of Braille textbooks for visually impaired students.
NLP, working under National History and Literary Heritage (NH and LH) Division, is also working on a proposal to depute visually impaired staff to assist the readers in online searching material, using Braille printers and other such activities, NLP Director Syed Ghayour Hussain said.
When talking about a newly published local computer literacy manual for the visually impaired, 'the blind leading the blind' is its best description except for its negative connotation as all of the manual's modules were developed by visually impaired professionals who are just as adept in using a computer as the next sighted person.
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of impaired glucose metabolism among patients with lichen planus.
Visual impaired adolescents have difficulty in their bond in the company of friends such as community separation, being rejected by their peer, having less friends, and lower socioeconomic status.