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Definition: Distress

Full Definition of Distress

The ancient right to recover losses incurred by the Unlawful behaviour of another person by seizing his goods. See Distraint.

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Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Distress. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/distress/ (accessed: September 28, 2021).
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Distress. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved September 28, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/distress/

Definition Sources

Definitions for Distress 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: 5th April, 2020 | 3 Views.