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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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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