Due Diligence

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Due Diligence: A critical component of mergers and acquisitions, it is the process of conducting an investigation and evaluation in order to examine the details of a particular investment or purchase by obtaining sufficient and accurate information or documents that may influence the outcome of the transaction.

Other Words for Due

Due Adjective Synonyms: fitting, right, rightful, correct, proper, appropriate, apropos, apposite, suitable, apt, meet, deserved, (well-)earned, merited, just, justified
Due Noun Synonyms: payable, owed, owing, unpaid, outstanding, in arrears
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Due Diligence Meeting

Business / Finance / Due Diligence Meeting: An internal audit of a target frim by an acquiring firm. Offers are often made contingent upon resolution of the due diligence process. MORE

Holder In Due Course

Business / Real Estate / Holder In Due Course: The holder of a negotiable instrument (check or note) purchased for value when the instrument appears complete and regular on its face, is taken before its due date and without notice of previous dish MORE

Duet

Entertainment / Music / Duet: A piece of music written for two vocalists or instrumentalists. MORE

Pesticide Residue Tolerance

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Residue Tolerance: The amount of pesticide residue allowed by regulation to remain in or on a food sold in interstate commerce. Whenever a pesticide is registered for use on a food or a feed crop, a tolerance (or exempt MORE

Due-On-Sale-Clause

Business / Real Estate / Due-On-Sale-Clause: A form of acceleration clause found in some mortgages, especially savings and loan mortgages, requiring the mortgagor to pay off the mortgage debt when the property is sold, resulting in automatic mat MORE

Residue

Science / Chemistry / Residue: 1. The substances left after an evaporation or distillation. 2. A recognizable molecular fragment embedded in a larger molecule; for example, amino acid 'residues' within a protein. MORE

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