electronic data interchange

electronic data interchange
( EDI)
The direct exchange of information electronically, from one firm's computer to another firm's computer in a structured format. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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( EDI) EU Customs Glossary
Under the conditions and in the manner which they determine, the customs authorities may provide that customs formalities are carried out by exchanging EDI standard messages; this includes the replacement of the handwritten signature by other means and a waiver from presenting written documents when the declaration is lodged EU Customs Glossary

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electronic data interchange ˌelectronic ˈdata ˌinterchange abbreviation EDI noun [uncountable] COMPUTING
a way for companies and banks to send information to each other by computer. Documents are sent in an agreed format so that the company receiving them can easily read them on their computer and print them out on paper:

• software designed to facilitate electronic data interchange

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electronic data interchange UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION EDI, also electronic data exchange, ABBREVIATION EDE) IT, E-COMMERCE
a way for companies and banks to send electronic documents directly from one computer to another without using the internet: »

Technologies like e-mail and electronic data interchange are moving us towards a borderless, information-driven economy.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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