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year to datenoun [S]

uk   us   ( written abbreviation YTD) ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
the ​period from the beginning of the ​year (either a calendaryear or a financialyear) until the ​presenttime, used especially when ​talking about a company's ​sales, ​profits, etc.: financial/fiscal year to date In the ​financialyear to ​date, ​receipts were up 6.3%. For the ​year to ​date, ​sales have ​fallen by 15.4%.
adjective [before noun]
The High-Yield Bond Portfolio had a year-to-date ​return of 1.75%.
Nationally, ​carsales are down about 3% year-to-date.
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