quality assurance


quality assurance
quality assurance ˈquality asˌsurance abbreviation QA noun [uncountable] MANUFACTURING
the management of the quality of production of goods or services so that they remain at a high standard:

• Are we maintaining adequate quality assurance procedures?

• a quality assurance manager

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quality assurance UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION QA)
PRODUCTION, WORKPLACE the managing of every stage of a production process to make certain that the goods being produced are of the intended standard: »

She is the company's head of worldwide quality assurance.

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The new range is subject to stringent quality assurance procedures.

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Many companies have strengthened their quality assurance systems.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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