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ac·coun·tant

 (ə-koun′tənt)
n.
One that keeps, audits, and inspects the financial records of individuals or business concerns and prepares financial and tax reports.

ac·coun′tan·cy (-tən-sē) n.

accountancy

(əˈkaʊntənsɪ)
n
(Professions) the profession or business of an accountant

ac•count•an•cy

(əˈkaʊn tn si)

n.
the work or practice of an accountant.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accountancy - the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a businessaccountancy - the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
job, line of work, occupation, business, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
cost accounting - keeping account of the costs of items in production
bookkeeping, clerking - the activity of recording business transactions
inventory accounting - accounting that controls and evaluates inventory
carry forward, carry over - transfer from one time period to the next
Translations
عِلْم المُحَاسَبَهمُحَاسَبَة
účetnictví
bogholderiregnskabsføringrevision
kirjanpito
računovodstvo
könyvelés
bókhald
会計
회계
účtovníctvo
računovodstvo
bokföring
การบัญชี
nghề kế toán

accountancy

[əˈkaʊntənsɪ] Ncontabilidad f

accountancy

[əˈkaʊntənsi]
ncomptabilité f
modif [firm, group] → de comptabilité, d'audit; [practice] → de comptables

accountancy

nBuchführung f, → Buchhaltung f; (= tax accountancy)Steuerberatung f

accountancy

[əˈkaʊntənsɪ] nragioneria

account

(əˈkaunt) noun
1. an arrangement by which a person keeps his money in a bank. I have (opened) an account with the local bank.
2. a statement of money owing. Send me an account.
3. a description or explanation (of something that has happened). a full account of his holiday.
4. an arrangement by which a person makes a regular (eg monthly) payment instead of paying at the time of buying. I have an account at Smiths.
5. (usually in plural) a record of money received and spent. You must keep your accounts in order; (also adjective) an account book.
acˈcountancy noun
the work of an accountant. He is studying accountancy.
acˈcountant noun
a keeper or inspector of (money) accounts. He employs an accountant to deal with his income tax.
account for
to give a reason for; to explain. I can account for the mistake.
on account of
because of. She stayed indoors on account of the bad weather.
on my/his (etc) account
because of me, him etc or for my, his etc sake. You don't have to leave early on my account.
on no account
not for any reason. On no account must you open that door.
take (something) into account, take account of (something)
to consider (something which is part of the problem etc). We must take his illness into account when assessing his work.

accountancy

مُحَاسَبَة účetnictví bogholderi Buchführung λογιστική contabilidad kirjanpito comptabilité računovodstvo contabilità 会計 회계 accountancy regnskapsføring księgowość contabilidade бухгалтерский учет bokföring การบัญชี muhasebecilik nghề kế toán 会计业务
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