factoring Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"factoring" in British English

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factoringnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfæk·tər·ɪŋ/ specialized
the ​process by which a ​number or variable is written as a product of two or more terms (= ​numbers or ​symbols)
(Definition of factoring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"factoring" in American English

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factoringnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfæk·tər·ɪŋ/

factoring noun [U] (NUMBER)

algebra the ​process by which a ​number or variable is written as a product of two or more terms (= ​numbers or ​symbols)factoring completely Factoring ​completely is the ​process of factoring a ​number until no other ​factors can be ​found.
(Definition of factoring from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"factoring" in Business English

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factoringnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfæktərɪŋ/ (also invoice factoring) FINANCE
a ​situation in which a ​companybuys the ​right to ​collectpayments and ​debtsowed to another ​company and ​charges for doing this: You can ​decrease the ​burden of ​unpaiddebts by ​selling those ​debts to a factoring ​service.
(Definition of factoring from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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