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Definition of

discount allowed


amount of seller's price reduction the amount by which the seller agrees to reduce his or her price to the customer

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

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