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Definition: Accountancy


Full Definition of Accountancy

The business aspect of accounting that is made up of practice, research, and education. It also includes the guidelines that accountants are to follow when performing their tasks.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Accountancy. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 30, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Accountancy. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 30, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Accountancy. Retrieved November 30, 2021, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Accountancy are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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