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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.
Translations of “accounts”
in Chinese (Traditional) 帳, 賬目…
in Russian отчетность, баланс…
in Turkish banka hesapları…
in Chinese (Simplified) 账, 账目…
in Polish księgi (rachunkowe)…
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