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English definition of “audit”

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.
(Definition of audit verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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