audit


audit
01. The [auditor's] report underlines the need for more accountability in the awarding of government contracts.
02. According to a recent [audit], nearly nine billion dollars intended for purposes of financing humanitarian needs and economic reconstruction in Iraq is unaccounted for.
03. Anne's home business got [audited] last year, but she had all her receipts and stuff, so there wasn't any problem.
04. An internal [audit] revealed that funds had been misdirected into the CEO's private account.
05. We have an [auditor] come in every year to check our books for us.
06. The year-end [audit] has been completed, and we will have a chance to look at the report at next week's meeting.
07. An information systems [audit] has demonstrated that information systems in the corporation are inefficient and in need of immediate attention.
08. The treasurer of the 'Save Our Babies Fund' has been arrested and charged with theft following an [audit] of the charitable organization's funds.
09. The [auditor] found some discrepancies in the books.
10. Our [auditor] has made some recommendations for changes to our accounting procedures.
11. Mengistu decided to [audit] a few classes at the university in order to find out what courses might interest him.
12. Yoriko is [auditing] a couple of sociology courses because she majored in sociology in Japan and she figures it will be a good way to improve her English listening skills.
13. It only costs about $100 to [audit] a course, but you don't get credit for it.
14. I'm only [auditing] the course, so I don't have to write any essays or do any exams.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(as accounts, to ascertain whether they are correct or not) / /


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Audit — systematic, independent, documented process for obtaining records, statements of fact or other relevant information and assessing them objectively to determine the extent to which specified requirements are fulfilled (p. 4.4 ISO/IEC 17000:2004).… …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • AUDIT — Au XIXe siècle, on entendait par «audition de compte» l’action d’examiner un compte, et l’auditeur (auditor ), étymologiquement, est celui qui est «aux écoutes», c’est à dire celui qui observe, examine très attentivement. L’audit est un travail… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • audit — au·dit / ȯ dət/ n 1: a formal examination of an organization s or an individual s financial records often for the purpose of uncovering fraud or inaccurate tax returns; also: the final report of such an examination 2: a methodical examination… …   Law dictionary

  • Audit — Au dit, n. [L. auditus a hearing, fr. audire. See {Audible}, a.] 1. An audience; a hearing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He appeals to a high audit. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. An examination in general; a judicial examination. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audit — AUDÍT s.n. Control al evidenţelor contabile, al situaţiei financiare a unei societăţi. ♦ Dare de seamă care reflectă rezultatul unui asemenea control. (cf. engl. audit, din lat. auditus = auzire, din audire = a auzi) [Cuvinte străine (recent… …   Dicționar Român

  • audit — ► NOUN ▪ an official inspection of an organization s accounts. ► VERB (audited, auditing) ▪ make an audit of. ORIGIN from Latin audire hear (because an audit was originally presented orally) …   English terms dictionary

  • Audit — Au dit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Audited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Auditing}.] To examine and adjust, as an account or accounts; as, to audit the accounts of a treasure, or of parties who have a suit depending in court. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Audit — Au dit, v. i. To settle or adjust an account. [1913 Webster] Let Hocus audit; he knows how the money was disbursed. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audit — /ˈaudit, ingl. ˈɔːdɪt/ [lett. «verifica, revisione», dal lat. audītu(m) «sentito, ascoltato»] s. m. inv. (org. az.) verifica, controllo, ispezione …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • audit — n examination, inspection, scrutiny, scanning (see under SCRUTINIZE) Analogous words: check, *corrective, control: investigation, probe, *inquiry audit vb examine, inspect, *scrutinize, scan …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • audit — verb. British readers of American books and newspapers might be puzzled by the use of audit to mean ‘to attend (a class) informally’ without working for a particular qualification: • She audited his undergraduate lectures; she waylaid him in the… …   Modern English usage