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Definition of

acid test

  • 1. Accounting

    test of organization's liquidity a test used to measure an organization's liquidity.

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  • 2. General Management

    decisive test a stringent test of the worth or reliability of something

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Definitions of ’acid test’ and meaning of ’acid test’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’acid test’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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