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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SUBORDINATED DEBENTURE, in securities, is a debt issue whose claim on assets is subordinated to that of general creditors in the event of a liquidation, as stated in the bond indenture.

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.

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