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Data definition - The specification of the meaning, valid values or ranges (domain), and business integrity rules for an entity type or attribute. Data definition includes name, definition, and relationships, as well as domain value definition and business rules that govern business actions that are reflected in data. These components represent the "information product specification" components of Information Resource Data or meta data. 

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Larry English, External, 20-Jan-2009 14:02

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Data definitions - are contained in the Quality Knowledge Base for a number of locales. Data definitions specify how categories of data are processed.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: SAS, 27 May 2010 09:28:43, External

Data definition - The specification of a data element to be maintained. The specification includes datatype, size, and rules about processing: for example, derivation and validation.

[Category=Data Warehousing ]

Source: Aexis Business Intelligence, 16 November 2010 09:10:05, External




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