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accountancy

noun [U]
 
 
/əˈkaʊntənsi/ (also accounting) UK
ACCOUNTING the job of being an accountant: She chose to follow a career in accountancy after graduating. an accountancy firm
the education that is needed to become an accountant: The board claimed he did not have sufficient management expertise despite his accountancy qualification and experience.
(Definition of accountancy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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