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Definition of Audit

Audit

  1. An audience; a hearing.
  2. An examination in general; a judicial examination.
  3. The result of such an examination, or an account as adjusted by auditors; final account.
  4. A general receptacle or receiver.
  5. 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.
  6. To settle or adjust an account.

Audit Quotations

Could a government dare to set out with happiness as its goal? Now that there are accepted scientific proofs, it would be easy to audit the progress of national happiness annually, just as we monitor money and GDP.
Polly Toynbee

I always do a mental audit at the end of the week to make sure I'm balancing time between my career and my personal life.
Jill Wagner

I feel an independent accountability commission should audit all government services.
Imran Khan

Uncontrolled access to data, with no audit trail of activity and no oversight would be going too far. This applies to both commercial and government use of data about people.
John Poindexter

Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it. I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status.
Northrop Frye
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Audit Translations

audit in Afrikaans is kontroleer
audit in Danish is kontrolere
audit in Dutch is checken, aflezen, controleren
audit in Finnish is tarkastaa
audit in Italian is revisione
audit in Portuguese is exame
audit in Spanish is controlar, revision
audit in Swedish is granska, revidera
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