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Definition of Primary data

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fundamental data
Primary data Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
MONASH Marketing Dictionary
information that is obtained directly from first-hand sources by means of surveys, observation or experimentation. See Secondary Data.
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Primary data Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Raw data (also known as primary data) is a term for data collected from a source. Raw data has not been subjected to processing or any other manipulation, and are also referred to as primary data. Raw data is a relative term (see data). Raw data can be input to a computer program or used in manual procedures such as analyzing statistics from a survey. The term can refer to the binary data on electronic storage devices such as hard disk drives (also referred to as low-level data).

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Primary data Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
(Data Analysis) Typically, data acquired by direct interaction, such as direct observation through measurements, tabulation, or surveys. Contrast with Secondary Data.