accountancy accountancy  /ə ˈkaʊn tən si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business

Usage(s):

  1. Anyway, I believed we did a thorough job to ensure non-diversion of fissile materials, with redundant containmentsurveillance systems in addition to accountancy verification.
  2. The state board of accountancy has charged Ernst Young with negligence in auditing Charles Keating's Lincoln Savings and Loan, whose 1989 collapse could cost taxpayers $2 billion.
  3. They are very exercised by the fact that a man would choose to be a musician rather than pick a more reliable profession like accountancy.

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  1. ElBaradei said, "The Agency is able to verify the non-diversion of declared nuclear material in Iran. Iran has been providing the Agency with access to declared nuclear material, and has provided the required nuclear material accountancy reports in...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

  2. "I'm not giving a lesson on accountancy, but you write money off over the term of a contract," said Kenyon. "What we pay is an investment. During that period, you have a player who is doing a job and in this industry you buy and sell...
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Peter Kenyon Source: UK Express

  3. "Alex was bright away from football too and in the afternoons he studied accountancy until one day he decided he would concentrate on his football and not take the exams," said Ferguson. "I remember his father, who worked in the shipyards...
    on Dec 31, 2007 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: FOXSports.com

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