Meaning of “year end” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “year end” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"year end" in Business English

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year endnoun [ S ]

also year-end, year's end uk us also the year end

ACCOUNTING the end of the financial year, or the end of December:

The annual meeting 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.

The company will announce its year-end results in March.

(Definition of “year end” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)