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Definition: Absorbed


Full Definition of Absorbed

1. Treated as an expense, rather than passing the cost on to customers. 2. A business that is merged into an another company due to acquisition. 3. In the equities market, the process of trading securities without affecting the market price.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Absorbed. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 08, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/absorbed/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Absorbed. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
https://payrollheaven.com/define/absorbed/ (accessed: December 08, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Absorbed. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved December 08, 2021
, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/absorbed/

Definition Sources

Definitions for Absorbed are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

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