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Matchcode - Primarily used for identifying duplicate records either contained in the same table, or shared between several tables or lists. A specialized composite key , a matchcode is typically a collection of name and address components that best represent the unique identity of each whole record and the entity it represents. A matchcode might consist of combined First Name, Last Name, Company, Address and ZIP Code field elements, concatenated into matchcode "keys," which can be compared during the deduping or purging process.

[Category=Database Management ]

Source: Northwest Database Services, 11 November 2009 08:11:44, External

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Match Code - An extract of parts of a name and address which serves to identify a specific record.

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Source: Postcom, 19 March 2010 10:50:45, External

Match Code - an encoded version of a character value that is created as a basis for data analysis and Data Cleansing_. Match codes are used to cluster and compare character values.

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Source: SAS, 28 May 2010 10:13:49, External

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