Define: Completeness

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Definition: Completeness

Quick Summary of Completeness

Qualitative characteristic expected in financial statements.

What is the dictionary definition of Completeness?

Dictionary Definition

  1. The state or condition of being complete
  2. logic The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is valid then it must also be a theorem. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever T \vDash \phi is true, then T \vdash \phi must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L.


Synonyms For Completeness

integrity, entirety, wholeness, integrality, totality

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Completeness 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: 23rd December 2018.