COST OVERRUN is the amount by which an entity exceeds or expects to exceed the estimated cost to completion of: a. a product; b. a process; or, c. the final limitations of costs stipulated in a contract.
ABSORB is to assimilate, transfer or incorporate amounts in an account or a group of accounts in a manner in which the first entity loses its identity and is "absorbed" within the second entity. For example, see ABSORPTION COSTING.
PASS-THROUGH is a mortgage or asset-backed security for which the payments on the underlying debt are passed from the debtor through the servicing agent (who receives a fee) to the security holder.
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