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accountsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /əˈkaʊnts/
an ​officialrecord of all the ​money a ​person or ​company has ​spent and ​received: I keep my own accounts.
(Definition of accounts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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accountsnoun

uk   us   /əˈkaʊnts/ ACCOUNTING
[plural] the set of ​officialrecords that show the ​financialsituation of a ​company and what it has ​spent, received, ​borrowed, etc. in a particular ​period: The company's accounts reveal that its highest-paid ​director received a ​salary of €307,000.annual/monthly/quarterly accounts In its first ​full set of ​annual accounts, the ​companyrecorded a pre-tax ​loss of €93,377.latest/most recent accounts The latest accounts for the ​yearending March 31 show that ​salesdipped by $1.4m to $19m. The ​companysecretary is ​responsible for ​submitting the audited accounts to the Registrar of Companies.
(Definition of accounts from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accounts”
in Chinese (Simplified) 账, 账目…
in Turkish banka hesapları…
in Russian отчетность, баланс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帳, 賬目…
in Polish księgi (rachunkowe)…
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