Dictionary of Business Terms for: absolute (cell) reference
absolute (cell) reference
in a spreadsheet program, a cell reference that refers to a fixed location that will not change when a formula is copied to another location. In Excel, absolute references are indicated by placing dollar signs before the column and row indicators. Contrast with relative (cell) reference.
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