COST ALLOCATION Definition

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COST ALLOCATION is the assignment to each of several particular cost-centers of an equitable proportion of the costs of activities that serve all of them, i.e. shared cost pools.

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TRANSACTION EXPOSURE, in foreign exchange, is the possibility of incurring exchange gains or losses on transactions already entered into and denominated in a foreign currency. It is typified by real exchange gains or losses and mixes retrospective and prospective views. It is short-term in nature.

CONSTRUCTIVE FRAUD is an act, statement, or omission which operates as a fraud, although perhaps it was not intended to be such.

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