Discontinued Operations

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Definition: Discontinued Operations




Full Definition of Discontinued Operations


“Discontinued operations” refers to business operations that a company has either discontinued or will discontinue in the near future or in subsequent periods.

For accounting purposes, income from discontinued operations is usually presented as a line item in the income statement, and is usually not considered when making projections of a company’s growth prospects.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Discontinued Operations 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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