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fiscal year

noun [C]  /ˈfɪs·kəl ˈjɪər/ us  
a period of twelve months (not always January 1st to December 31st) for which a government or business plans its management of money
Translations of “fiscal year”
in Chinese (Traditional) 財政年度,會計年度(並非總是1月到12月)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 财政年度,会计年度(并非总是1月到12月)…
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