in real terms

in real terms
used to describe the real level or amount of something, when you consider all the things that affect it, especially inflation: »

In the past 10 years, gross income has increased by 22% in real terms.

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Total expenditure will rise in real terms by 3.3% a year.

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  • real terms accounting — A system of accounting in which the effects of changing prices are measured by their effect on a company s financial capital (i.e. shareholders equity) to see if its value is maintained in real terms. Assets are measured at current cost. Profit… …   Accounting dictionary

  • real terms accounting — A system of accounting in which the effects of changing prices are measured by their effect on a company s financial capital (i. e. shareholders equity) to see if its value is maintained in real terms. Assets are measured at current cost Profit… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • real terms — A representation of the value of a good or service in terms of money, taking into account fluctuations in the price level. Economists are usually interested in the relationship between the prices of goods in real terms, i.e. by adjusting prices… …   Accounting dictionary

  • real terms — actual terms, actual conditions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • real terms — A representation of the value of a good or service in terms of money, taking into account fluctuations in the price level …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • in real terms — phrase after considering all the things that affect the true value of something Spending was cut by 4% in real terms. Thesaurus: true, definite and based on factssynonym Main entry: real …   Useful english dictionary

  • in real terms — after considering all the things that affect the true value of something Spending was cut by 4% in real terms …   English dictionary

  • real — [[t]ri͟ːl[/t]] ♦ 1) ADJ Something that is real actually exists and is not imagined, invented, or theoretical. No, it wasn t a dream. It was real... Legends grew up around a great many figures, both real and fictitious. Syn: genuine Ant: imaginary …   English dictionary

  • real — /rɪəl/ adjective 1. genuine and not an imitation ● His case is made of real leather or he has a real leather case. ● That car is a real bargain at £300. 2. (of prices) shown in terms of money adjusted for inflation ♦ in real terms actually or… …   Marketing dictionary in english

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