Define: AAA rating

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: AAA rating

What is the dictionary definition of AAA rating?

Dictionary Definition

A credit rating that can be given to a share, bond, or bank by US credit rating agencies such as Standard and Poor’s or Moody’s, indicating that it is considered to be a very safe investment.


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AAA rating. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 02, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
AAA rating. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 02, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for AAA rating are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 13th February 2020.