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English definition of “accounts”
/əˈkaʊnts/ noun ACCOUNTING
› [plural] the set of official records that show the financial situation of a company and what it has spent, received, borrowed, etc. in a particular period: The company's accounts reveal that its highest-paid director received a salary of €307,000.annual/monthly/quarterly accounts In its first full set of annual accounts, the company recorded a pre-tax loss of €93,377.latest/most recent accounts The latest accounts for the year ending March 31 show that sales dipped by $1.4m to $19m. The company secretary is responsible for submitting the audited accounts to the Registrar of Companies.
› [U] the department in a company or organization that prepares its financial information: I received a memo from a junior clerk in accounts. → See also abbreviated accounts, annual accounts, approved accounts, audited accounts, club accounts, company accounts, consolidated accounts, final accounts, group accounts, interim accounts, nominal account, public account, real accounts