Define: Format

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Format


Quick Summary of Format


A list of items which may appear in a financial statement, setting out the order in which they are to appear.



What is the dictionary definition of Format?

Dictionary Definition


  1. The layout of a publication or document.
  2. hence the form of presentation of something.
  3. radio The type of programming that a radio station broadcasts; such as a certain genre of music, news, sports, talk, etc.

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Format are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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