REASONABLE PERSON Definition

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REASONABLE PERSON is a phrase to denote a hypothetical person who exercises qualities of attention, knowledge, intelligence, and judgment that society requires of its members for the protection of their interest and the interest of others.

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CAPITAL SURPLUS is an archaic term. See PREMIUM ON CAPITAL STOCK.

WRITE-UP is the increase in value of an asset, but it is seldom used and is not allowed in GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).

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