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Definition of


  • 1.

    put earlier date on document to put an earlier date than the current date on a document such as a check or an invoice

  • 2.

    make something apply from earlier date to make something effective from an earlier date than the current date

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

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