error of commission


error of commission
error of commission ˌerror of comˈmission noun errors of commission PLURALFORM [countable]
ACCOUNTING when an entry is put in the wrong account in a set of account books, or it is the wrong amount

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error of commission UK US noun [C]
a mistake that consists of doing something wrong, such as including a wrong amount, or including an amount in the wrong place: »

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