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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

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

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

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

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 was an accidental banker. To please my parents, I went for an interview with Chase Manhattan Bank in 1983. They promised to send me into their offices in more than 40 countries and essentially audit the practices. It was an extraordinary job.
Jacqueline Novogratz
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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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