- the art or practice of an accountant.
Origin of accountancy
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Various methods of presenting Accountancy have been suggested.College Teaching
Write for free book, "Accountancy, the Profession that Pays."
Deny your worthy scholars the latest commentary on Plato and get your business men the latest book on accountancy.
I forget what this successful brother had succeeded in—some genteel profession like accountancy or attorney.Aliens
There is kept account of all that is laden and of the ships, so that it is the accountancy and register of their trade.
- the profession or business of an accountant
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Word Origin and History for accountancy
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