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accounts

noun
 
 
/əˈkaʊnts/ 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.
(Definition of accounts from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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