Define: Completeness

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Definition: Completeness

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Qualitative characteristic expected in financial statements.

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  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.


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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.