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English definition of “year end”

year end

noun [S] ( also year-end, year's end)
 
 
( also the year end)
ACCOUNTING the end of the financial year, or the end of December: The annual meeting is usually held a few months after the year end. Banks have been slow to increase their lending at year-end. We expect to reach 8,000 stores by year end 2012.
year-end adjective
(Definition of year end from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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