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au·dit

 (ô′dĭt)
n.
1. An examination of records or financial accounts to check their accuracy.
2. An adjustment or correction of accounts.
3. An examined and verified account.
4. A thorough examination or evaluation: an audit of water use.
v. au·dit·ed, au·dit·ing, au·dits
v.tr.
1. To examine, verify, or correct the financial accounts of: Independent accountants audit the company annually. The IRS audits questionable income tax returns.
2. To attend (a course) without requesting or receiving academic credit.
3. To examine or evaluate (something) thoroughly: audit a house's energy consumption.
v.intr.
To conduct an audit.

[Middle English (influenced by auditor, auditor), from Latin audītus, a hearing, from past participle of audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.]

au′dit·a·ble adj.
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auditing

(ˈɔːdɪtɪŋ)
n
(Banking & Finance) finance the act of inspecting, correcting, and certifying (accounts, etc)
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auditing

[ˈɔːdɪtɪŋ] N auditing of accountsauditoría f, revisión f de cuentas
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Balashev found Davout seated on a barrel in the shed of a peasant's hut, writing- he was auditing accounts.
On the fourth day the auditing of the marshal's accounts took place at the high table of the marshal of the province.
Deane was auditing accounts; but he looked up as Tom entered, and putting out his hand, said, "Well, Tom, nothing fresh the matter at home, I hope?