Absolute Terms


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Absolute Terms

Describing any measurement used without reference to other measurements. Considering measurements in absolute terms is often less useful than using relative terms.
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While the development in absolute terms has steadily increased, as a percentage of sales the trend has actually been slightly downward even if the guidance has remained at 2.
Growing demand for electric traction motors used in hybrid/electric vehicles will also contribute to automotive sales gains, although this will remain a small market in absolute terms.
Although, in absolute terms, the Spanish commercial real estate investment market has shrunk over the past 18 months, with investment activity totalling 1.
Mark Brumby, a leisure industry analyst, said: "Wetherspoon is not only outperforming its peers but is growing sales in absolute terms - and it is not fair to say it is doing so exclusively at the expense of margins.
0nly the share for population remained largely stagnant in absolute terms.
Liquidity will continue to be strong, but will diminish in absolute terms as volume rises," he said.
The S & P report, Americans Are Still Piling On the Debt, noted that American consumers continue to post historic highs in household debt holdings, both in absolute terms and relative to income.
Thus, labor is better off with a smaller share of a bigger pie than with a larger share of a smaller pie, as the former could still be larger than the latter in absolute terms.
Inventories of SR, as compared to those of NR, have moved further apart in both absolute terms and with respect to consumption levels.
In absolute terms, construction is the largest industry in the world and is an enormously important part of most economies.
According to the report, the authors found that "these companies have significant increases in their disclosures [of financial and other corporate events], press coverage, trading activity, institutional investor ownership, analyst following and market valuation after hiring the IR firm, both in absolute terms and relative to a control sample matched on exchange, industry, time listed and prior investor following.
DLA said union membership continued to sink in both absolute terms and as a percentage of the workforce in the private sector.