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e.g. principle, consideration, jurisdiction
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effective age noun


the age of a building or other asset calculated based on its physical condition at a particular time, instead of how old the building or asset actually is
The property has been modernized and although tax records show that it was built in 1940, the effective age is more like 15 years.

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jurisdiction consideration principal

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