profit and loss account

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Noun1.profit and loss account - an account compiled at the end of an accounting period to show gross and net profit or loss
account statement, accounting, account - a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"
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Advisory manager Perizad Dalal said: "Property investment companies could see increased volatility in the profit and loss account caused by changes in market values.
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