Define: Timeliness

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Definition: Timeliness

Quick Summary of Timeliness

Qualitative characteristic that potentially conflicts with relevance.

What is the dictionary definition of Timeliness?

Dictionary Definition

The state of being timely.


Synonyms For Timeliness

timely, timing, topicality, time, opportuneness

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Timeliness. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. January 18, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Timeliness. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 18, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Timeliness are sourced/syndicated from:

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

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