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year endnoun [S]

uk   us   UK (US year's end)
the end of the ​financialyear, or the end of ​December: Banks have been ​slow to ​increasetheirlending at ​year end. The year-end ​results will be ​published this ​week.
(Definition of year end from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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year endnoun [S]

(also year-end, year's end) uk   us   (also the year end)
ACCOUNTING the end of the financialyear, or the end of December: The ​annualmeeting is usually ​held a few months after the ​year end. Banks have been ​slow to ​increase their ​lending at year-end. We expect to ​reach 8,000 ​stores by ​year end 2012.
year-end
adjective
The ​company will announce its year-end ​results in March.
(Definition of year end from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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