Define: Activity Dictionary

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Definition: Activity Dictionary

What is the dictionary definition of Activity Dictionary?

Dictionary Definition

An activity dictionary is a complete listing of the activities included in a organisations activity-based costing system. The activity dictionary gives a precise definition of each activity.

This helps managers to calculate the associated costs for each company activity.


Full Definition of Activity Dictionary

This helps managers to calculate a cost for each activity.


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Activity Dictionary. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. February 26, 2020
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Activity Dictionary 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: 27th January 2019.