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fiscal yearnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɪs·kəl ˈjɪər/
a ​period of twelve ​months (not always ​January 1st to ​December 31st) for which a ​government or ​businessplansitsmanagement of ​money
(Definition of fiscal year from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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fiscal yearnoun [C]

uk   us   ( abbreviation FY)
ACCOUNTING a ​period of 12 months for which a ​company prepares its ​accounts: He expects ​earnings for the ​fiscalyearending next March to ​rise to 45 to 50 ​cents a ​share.
ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT a ​period of 12 months for which a ​governmentrecords its ​income and ​spending: More than two weeks into the new ​fiscalyear, the ​state at last has a ​spendingplan.fiscal year 2011/2012/2013, etc. The ​Office of Management and ​Budget has ​released the ​federalbudget for ​fiscalyear 2011.
(Definition of fiscal year from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fiscal 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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