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Definition: Statement


Quick Summary of Statement

A written presentation, such as of financial data.

What is the dictionary definition of Statement?

Dictionary Definition

statement is the summary of an account, usually listing all transactions posted to the account since the previous statement. If the statement indicates a balance due, it is a bill requesting payment.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Statement. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
August 16, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Statement. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: August 16, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Statement. Retrieved August 16, 2022
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Statement 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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