Definition of 'audit'
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Continued risk assessment complete with internal and external audits are essential best practices to complete any compliance programme. Computing (2010)He first suggested an independent audit and got the other party leaders to sign up to it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no formal requirement for cost accounts to be audited. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)Who knew that the audit business could be so exciting? Times, Sunday Times (2010)What is the point of internal audits that are simply ignored? Times, Sunday Times (2008)There should be proper cross checks and auditing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shareholders need to put pressure on banks to shun audit firms seen as a soft touch. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The sale process was expected to begin this month after an audit of the business. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They decided to conduct an internal audit. Christianity Today (2000)It may be the anonymous senior bank audit partner of one of the big accounting firms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Madrid will also ask two independent auditing firms to value the exposure of banks to toxic property assets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This will be policed by appointed forensic accountants who can audit and give advice on budget costs and interpretations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no general legal obligation for annual service charge accounts to be prepared or audited by an accountant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Companies that handle waste can avoid inspections and auditing by applying for exemption from the need to obtain an environmental permit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a pity it did not conduct the audit a few years earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Until now, all the royal accounts were audited internally. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Libor should in future be based on real transactions, subject to independent external audit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Until now, all royal accounts have been audited internally. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An audit also assures you that your accounting team is doing its job properly, reducing the scope for fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Last month police recommended filing criminal charges against her in connection with an audit last year of the couple's official expenses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since then it has increased auditing and DNA checks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)PwC has the largest audit business in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is inclined, instead, to strengthen the role of company audit committees. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Away from the witness box, a culture of inspection and audit has grown up, feeding off the police service. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The audit from his first year in Serie A was mixed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'audit'
British English: audit /ˈɔːdɪt/ NOUN
An audit is an inspection, correction, and verification of business accounts, conducted by an independent qualified accountant.
The bank first learned of the problem when it carried out an internal audit.
- American English: audit
- Arabic: مُرَاجَعَةُ الـحِسَابات
- Brazilian Portuguese: auditoria
- Chinese: 审计
- Croatian: revizija
- Czech: audit
- Danish: revision
- Dutch: accountantscontrole
- European Spanish: auditoría
- Finnish: tilintarkastus
- French: audit
- German: Rechnungsprüfung
- Greek: έλεγχος
- Italian: revisione
- Japanese: 監査
- Korean: 감사
- Norwegian: revisjon
- Polish: kontrola ksiąg
- European Portuguese: auditoria
- Romanian: audit
- Russian: проверка
- Spanish: auditoría
- Swedish: revision
- Thai: การตรวจสอบบัญชี
- Turkish: hesap denetimi
- Ukrainian: аудит
- Vietnamese: sự kiểm toán
British English: audit /ˈɔːdɪt/ VERB
When an accountant audits an organization's accounts, he or she examines the accounts officially in order to make sure that they have been done correctly.
Each year they audit our accounts and certify them as being true and fair.
- American English: audit
- Arabic: يُراجِعُ الـحِسَابات
- Brazilian Portuguese: examinar
- Chinese: 稽核
- Croatian: revidirati
- Czech: zrevidovat
- Danish: revidere
- Dutch: de boeken controleren
- European Spanish: auditar
- Finnish: tehdä tilintarkastus
- French: auditer
- German: prüfen
- Greek: ελέγχω
- Italian: revisionare
- Japanese: 監査する
- Korean: 감사하다
- Norwegian: granske
- Polish: skontrolować
- European Portuguese: fazer auditoria
- Romanian: a verifica
- Russian: проверять отчетность
- Spanish: auditar
- Swedish: revidera
- Thai: ตรวจสอบบัญชี
- Turkish: hesapları denetlemek
- Ukrainian: перевіряти
- Vietnamese: kiểm toán
Definition of audit from the Collins English Dictionary
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