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  • Client/Server

    A computer system architecture in which a central computer program provides information to a number of requesting computer programs known as clients.
  • Closing Date/Time

    Refers to the deadline for the receipt of an offer by the entity.

  • COB

    Close of business. Refers to the end of business day; sometimes used to specify the time by which an event must occur.
  • COD

  • Code of Ethics

    Principles, values, and standards that instruct professionals to conduct business with integrity.
  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

    The codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the U.S. federal government.
  • Coincident Indicator

    An economics statistical indicator that reflects in almost real-time the current status of the economy.
  • Coinsurance Clause

    Property insurance clause that requires policyholders carry an appropriate amount of coverage.
  • COLA




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