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audit

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈɔːdɪt/
ACCOUNTING to make an official examination of the accounts of a business and produce a report: The accounts are audited annually.have sth audited They had the books audited by a qualified accountant.
to make an official examination of the quality or condition of something: Our operations are regularly audited.be independently/externally audited Our quality system is independently audited by an approved certification body.
Translations of “audit”
in Chinese (Traditional) 金融, 查…的賬目, 審計…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金融, 查…的账目, 审计…
(Definition of audit verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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