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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.
Translations of “accountancy”
in Korean 회계업무…
in Arabic مُحاسبة…
in Portuguese contabilidade…
in Catalan comptabilitat…
in Japanese 会計士の仕事, 経理の仕事…
in Italian contabilità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會計工作, 會計職業…
in Russian бухгалтерия…
in Turkish muhasebe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 会计工作, 会计职业…
in Polish księgowość…
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