Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

accountancy

[uh-koun-tn-see] /əˈkaʊn tn si/
noun
1.
the art or practice of an accountant.
Origin of accountancy
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; accountan(t) + -cy
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for accountancy
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for accountancy

accountancy

/əˈkaʊntənsɪ/
noun
1.
the profession or business of an accountant
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for accountancy
n.

1854, from accountant + -cy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for accountancy

Word Value for accountancy

20
25
Scrabble Words With Friends