external audit Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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external auditnoun [C]

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ACCOUNTING an ​officialexamination of the ​accounts of a ​company or ​organization by an ​expert from outside: He called for an ​externalaudit of the society's ​records.
LAW an ​examination of the ​activities of a ​company or ​organization in ​order to make ​certain it is obeying the ​law: The ​team completed its ​audit of the ​hazardouswastetreatmentfacility this week.
(Definition of external audit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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