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accountingnoun [U]

us   /əˈkɑʊn·tɪŋ/
the job of keeping or examining the records of money received, paid, and owed by a company or person
(Definition of accounting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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accountingnoun [U]

uk   /əˈkaʊntɪŋ/ us   /-ṱɪŋ/ ACCOUNTING
the work of preparing the financial records of people, companies, or organizations: accounting methods/practices/procedures The lawsuit alleges that the company "has engaged in a pattern of questionable business and accounting practices".accounting irregularities/issues/scandals Shares in the group halved in January when it revealed accounting irregularities at its North American business. accounting packages/software/solutions
UK accountancy the job of being an accountant: Accounting has always been a popular career for women. an accounting firm
(Definition of accounting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accounting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 会计, 会计学, 会计工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會計, 會計學, 會計工作…
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“accounting” in Business English

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