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English definition of “Z-score”

Z-score

noun [C] FINANCE
a figure that shows how likely a business is to fail, calculated by looking at its assets, profits, debt, etc. at a particular time: The Z-score gives investors a snapshot of corporate financial health.
(Definition of Z-score noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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