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BAD

/B-A-D/ Broken As Designed, a play on "working as designed", from IBM. Failing because of bad design and misfeatures rather than because of bugs.
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12 : not healthy <bad teeth> <He felt bad from a cold.
The inference is that, had the taxpayer specifically identified an allowance account (or portion thereof) as offsetting the bad debt in question--as in Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.
The bad news is Joe Wilson got his hands on some curare.
LaFrance noticed that if she suggested to a friend that she had bad hair --"your hair isn't looking as good as it usually does"--her friend's attitude changed dramatically.
The curators want to be really, really bad, but all they can muster is a playful little dress-up game of "let's pretend we're challenging perceptions of feminism and gender.
Note: The reserve method of accounting for bad debts (former IRC section 166(c)) was repealed, ex* cept for certain financial institutions, by the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
The right of the principal to terminate [a broker's] authority is absolute and unrestricted, except only that he may not do it in bad faith, and as a mere device to escape the payment of the broker's commissions.
The escalation of bad debt expense was one of the most significant trends for the sector in 2006.
If a bona fide loan exists between family members, the lender can claim a bad debt deduction if the borrower defaults and the lender makes demands for payment.
At issue in O'Donnell was whether discovery requests could be considered evidence of bad faith.