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addaword.gifdefinition of XBRL

noun
eXtensible Business Reporting Language: a form of XML that has been developed for business and financial reporting
Computers can treat information that has been tagged using XBRL 'intelligently'; they can recognise, process, store, exchange and analyse it automatically using software. Because XBRL tags are formed in a universally-accepted way, they can be consumed and processed by any computer that has XBRL software.
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 31/05/2011 16:05:00
Definition of XBRL from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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