QUOTATION Definition

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QUOTATION, dependent upon usage, is a. a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity; or, b. an offer to sell goods at a stated price and under specified conditions.

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TRANSACTION FILE is a collection of transaction records. The data in transaction files is used to update the master files, which contain the data about the subjects of the organization (customers, employees, vendors, etc.). Transaction files also serve as audit trails and history for the organization.

ERROR OF OMISSION is an error which occurs as a result of an action not taken. In accounting, the error occurs when both the entries required for a transaction are completely omitted from the books.

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