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  1. quality assurance(Noun)

    A system in which the delivery of a service or the quality of a product is assessed, and compared with that required.


  1. Quality assurance

    Quality assurance refers to the engineering activities implemented in a quality system so that requirements for a product or service will be fulfilled. It is the systematic measurement, comparison with a standard, monitoring of processes and an associated feedback loop that confers error prevention. This can be contrasted with quality control, which is focused on process outputs. Two principles included in QA are: "Fit for purpose", the product should be suitable for the intended purpose; and "Right first time", mistakes should be eliminated. QA includes management of the quality of raw materials, assemblies, products and components, services related to production, and management, production and inspection processes. Suitable quality is determined by product users, clients or customers, not by society in general. It is not related to cost and adjectives or descriptors such "high" and "poor" are not applicable. For example, a low priced product may be viewed as having high quality because it is disposable where another may be viewed as having poor quality because it is not disposable.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quality assurance in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quality assurance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Rosekind:

    We need to make sure the priorities are clear, make sure the supplies are going to be available, make sure the quality assurance is taken care of. The remedy has to work.

  2. Blair Holladay:

    Quality assurance is important. You don't want to have to ask people to come in again and again if something goes wrong with the initial test, a lot of quality control is built into the system to verify results.

  3. Lumber Liquidators:

    We've strengthened our quality assurance procedures, launched the largest voluntary testing program in our nation's history and, in May 2015, voluntarily suspended the sale of all laminate flooring sourced from China.

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