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English definition of “year to date”

year to date

noun [S]
 
 
( written abbreviation YTD) ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
the period from the beginning of the year (either a calendar year or a financial year) until the present time, used especially when talking about a company's sales, profits, etc.: financial/fiscal year to date In the financial year to date, receipts were up 6.3%. For the year to date, sales have fallen by 15.4%.
year-to-date adjective [before noun] year-to-date adverb
(Definition of year to date from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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