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English definition of “traceability”

traceability

noun [U]     /ˌtreɪsəˈbɪləti/
COMMERCE, PRODUCTION the ability to discover information about where and how a product was made: Labelling and traceability of food are key issues.
COMMUNICATIONS, IT the ability to find or follow something: The traceability of electronic cash could help rid society of the scourge of crime.
(Definition of traceability noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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