Translation Exposure

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Definition: Translation Exposure

What is the dictionary definition of Translation Exposure?

Dictionary Definition

Translation Exposure (also known as Accounting Exposure) is a risk that arises from the translation of the assets and liabilities in a balance sheet into a foreign currency.

Full Definition of Translation Exposure

Translation exposure (also known as translation risk or accounting Exposure) is the risk that a company’s equities, assets, liabilities or income will change in value as a result of exchange rate changes.

Synonyms For Translation Exposure

translation risk, accounting exposure

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Translation Exposure. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: July 07, 2020).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Translation Exposure 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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