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Total

Complete amount of buy or sell interest, as opposed to having more behind it. See: Partial.

Total

Describing completion, especially of an amount. The total cost of a transaction includes not only the sale price but also commissions, interest rates, and other expenses. For example, a student loan has a principal and interest rate, but the total cost may include an origination fee, a federal default fee, and other expenses.
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The development will be delivered for a total projected investment of $5 million.
The logic of marginal reasoning is quite similar for either decision; with respect to choosing the profit-maximizing quantity of output, over the range of output for which marginal revenue exceeds marginal cost for a ppm, increased production will increase total profit because total revenue will increase more than total cost; over the range of output for which marginal revenue is less than marginal cost, decreased production will increase total profit because total revenue will decrease less than total cost.
5 billion in 1998 and 1999's total is expected to be well over $14 billion.
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The total material cost for this base case, by calculation, is the sum of the above costs, minus credits, for a total of $31.
Principles of Total Quality in Health Care Organizations - Basically a collection of articles that reflect different gurus' views of quality, this chapter commences differentiation of quality improvement from quality assurance.
The number of offenses, however, was 4 percent higher than in 1988 and 19 percent above the 1983 total.
Regionally, the West and Midwest each registered a 4-percent increase in the total number of Crime Index offenses reported.