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any annual period at the end of which a firm's accounts are made up
the annual period ending April 5, over which Budget estimates are made by the British Government and which functions as the income-tax year
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
US and Canadian equivalent: fiscal year
Words nearby financial year
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How to use financial year in a sentence
As the financial year had closed in May, it would be more than two years since the previous report had been made to the public.George Muller of Bristol|Arthur T. Pierson
By the advent of the financial year 1888-9, most intelligent public men felt gravely disturbed.Our First Half-Century|Government of Queensland
A sharp increase is bound to come, however, in the course of the financial year.The World in Chains|John Mavrogordato
The Budget for the next financial year was introduced in due course.The Annual Register 1914|Anonymous
It was a night which marked the close of the financial year of the firm.Carnac's Folly, Complete|Gilbert Parker