Accounting period

a regular period of time, as a month or a year, for which an operative statement is drawn up.

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    the theory and system of setting up, maintaining, and auditing the books of a firm; art of analyzing the financial position and operating results of a business house from a study of its sales, purchases, overhead, etc. (distinguished from ). a detailed report of the financial state or transactions of a person or entity: an […]

  • Accouplement

    the act of coupling. something that couples, especially a tie or brace in building. noun a timber joist or beam that serves as a tie or support

  • Accouter

    to equip or outfit, especially with military clothes, equipment, etc. v. also accoutre, 1590s, from French acoutrer, earlier acostrer (13c.) “arrange, dispose, put on (clothing),” originally “sew up,” from Vulgar Latin accosturare “to sew together, sew up,” from Latin ad- “to” (see ad-) + *consutura “a sewing together,” from Latin consutus, past participle of consuere […]

  • Accoutered

    to equip or outfit, especially with military clothes, equipment, etc. Historical Examples A man who appeared thus dressed and accoutered would either be a master or a joke in a community like Medora. Roosevelt in the Bad Lands H. Hagedorn. Some of the allied armies were as gaudily, if not so richly, accoutered as their […]

  • Accouterment

    personal clothing, accessories, etc. the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier. Historical Examples This accouterment was formerly completed by a gun to defend the flock against wolves, and a stove for preparing meals. Scientific American Supplement, No. 821, Sep. 26, 1891 Various Any one chancing to observe the boys as they thus set […]

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