financial year Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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financial yearnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​period of twelve ​months (not always ​January to ​December) for which a ​business, ​government, etc. ​plansitsmanagement of ​money
(Definition of financial year from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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financial yearnoun [C]

uk   us   (abbreviation FY, also accounting year) mainly UK
ACCOUNTING a ​period of twelve months for which a ​company prepares its ​accounts. In the UK, this ​period often ​ends at the end of March: the current/previous/next, etc. financial year Profits for the ​currentfinancialyear are expected to ​rise more than 20%.the beginning/end/second half, etc. of the financial year In the second half of the ​financialyear, we were ​successful in ​winning several new ​contracts. He was ​paid over £700,000 in the ​financialyear to March 2010.
(Definition of financial year from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “financial year”
in Chinese (Simplified) 财政年度,会计年度(并非总是1月到12月)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 財政年度,會計年度(並非總是1月到12月)…
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