Allowability

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Definition: Allowability




What is the dictionary definition of Allowability?

Dictionary Definition


The state of being allowable; legitimacy; permissibleness.


Full Definition of Allowability


Characteristic of a cost that permits its inclusion in a cost-plus type contract, and depends on:

  • its reasonableness
  • its allocability
  • provisions of GAAP.
  • practices appropriate under the circumstances, and
  • the terms of the contract.

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Allowability 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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