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
[fin-uh n-seer, fahy-nuh n-; British fi-nan-see-er] /ˌfɪn ənˈsɪər, ˌfaɪ nən-; British fɪˈnæn si ər/ noun 1. a person skilled or engaged in managing large operations, whether public or corporate. verb (used with object) 2. to . verb (used without object) 3. to act as a financier. /fɪˈnænsɪə; faɪ-/ noun 1. a person who is engaged […]
[French fee-nahn-syer] /French fi nɑ̃ˈsyɛr/ adjective 1. of or relating to a garnish or sauce prepared typically with truffles, mushrooms, quenelles, olives, Madeira, and sometimes sweetbreads and cockscombs: vol-au-vent financière.
[fi-nan-sing, fahy-nan-] /fɪˈnæn sɪŋ, ˈfaɪ næn-/ noun 1. the act of obtaining or furnishing money or capital for a purchase or enterprise. 2. the funds so obtained. [fi-nans, fahy-nans] /fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪ næns/ noun 1. the management of revenues; the conduct or transaction of money matters generally, especially those affecting the public, as in the fields […]
- Financing gap
noun 1. the difference between a country’s requirements for foreign exchange to finance its debts and imports and its income from overseas