Terms Starting with A

  • A-1 Condition (A-1 cond)Abbreviation,
    • In very good condition.
  • Abandonment Definition,
    • A disclaimer of ownership by the trustee or debtor in property deemed burdensome or inconsequential. Once property has been "abandoned" it is no longer the property of the estate and creditors can seek to recover their money.
  • Abandonment Clause Definition,
    • A clause that allows the insured to abandon damaged or lost property without losing insurance benefits.
  • Abbotsford Airport (YXX)Acronym, Abbotsford, Quebec, Canada,
    • Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AADNC) Company, Canada,
      • Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (AFOA)Company, Canada,
        • Above-Ground Swimming Pool (PL-A, a/g pl)Acronym & Abbreviation,
          • Absolute Priority Rule (APR)Acronym,
            • A rule where creditors get paid before a shareholder on outstanding debts or claims when liquidating or reorganizing a company.
            In relation to creditor claims.
          • Absolute Return (AR)Acronym, Important,
            • A strategy to obtain positive returns on an investment portfolio regardless of market conditions.
            In relation to assets and portfolios.
          • Abstract of Judgement Definition,
            • A court document that states how much the loser of a lawsuit owes, and which creates a lien, or a claim on property, when filed with the county recorder where the property is owned.
          • Abstract of Title (ab) Abbreviation,
            • A written history of all the transactions that bear on the title to a specific piece of land. An abstract of title covers the time from when the property was first sold to the present.
            AB is a common abbreviation for Abstract of Title when used in property listings and real estate classifieds.
          • Accelerated Benefit Option Definition,
            • An option that allows the insured to receive insurance benefits before they would ordinarily be available.
          • Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance Programme (ACCA)Acronym,
            • Accelerated Cost Recovery System (ACRS)Acronym, United States,
                A depreciation method used in US tax law.
              • Accelerated Death Benefit (ADB) Acronym,
                • An option that allows the insured to receive insurance benefits before they would ordinarily be available.
                More commonly referred to as a Accelerated Death Benefit Rider (ADBR).
              • Accelerated Death Benefit Rider (ADBR) Acronym,
                • An option that allows the insured to receive insurance benefits before they would ordinarily be available.
              • Accelerating-Inflation Rate of Unemployment (AIRU)Acronym,
                  In relation to inflation and economics.
                • Acceleration Clause Bank,
                  • A provision within a document that explains how the lender expects payment for a loan, in due haste.
                • Accelerator Rate Sheet (ARS)Acronym,
                  • Accent Credit UnionBank, Saskatchewan, Canada,
                      A Canadian NHA approved mortgage lender that offers all lending types, including both residential single family and multi-unit mortgages.
                    • Acceptance Definition,
                      • A property seller's formal, written approval of a buyer's offer.
                    • Access (accs)Abbreviation,
                      • ACCESS Credit UnionBank, Manitoba, Canada,
                          A Canadian NHA approved mortgage lender that offers all lending types, including both residential single family and multi-unit mortgages.
                        • Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP)Acronym, Canada,
                            See Access to Information Act.
                          • Accessories (access.)Abbreviation,
                            • Accident & Sickness (A&S)Acronym, Important,
                                Insurance policy.
                              • Accident and Indemnity (A&I)Acronym,
                                  An insurance liability agreement.
                                • Accidental Damage Waiver (ADW)Acronym,
                                  • Accidental Death & Disablement (ADD, AD&D)Acronym,
                                      A life insurance policy that offers payouts to policyholders and their dependents in the event of an accident causing death or serious impairment.
                                    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D, ADD) Acronym,
                                      • Insurance coverage for death or dismemberment (the loss of a body part).
                                      A life insurance policy.
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