year end


year end
year end ˈyear end noun [singular, uncountable] ACCOUNTING FINANCE
the end of a company's financial year:

• Shareholders' funds were almost £50 million at the year end.

• The world's biggest household appliance maker has seen its year-end profits fall.

• Some individuals get year-end bonuses from their employers.

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year end UK US (also year-end, year's end) noun [S] (also the year end)
ACCOUNTING the end of the financial year, or the end of December: »

The annual meeting is usually held a few months after the year end.

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Banks have been slow to increase their lending at year-end.

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We expect to reach 8,000 stores by year end 2012.

year-end adjective
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The company will announce its year-end results in March.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • year-end — UK US (also year end, year s end) noun [S] (also the year end) ► ACCOUNTING the end of the financial year, or the end of December: »The annual meeting is usually held a few months after the year end. »Banks have been slow to increase their… …   Financial and business terms

  • year-end — /year end /, n. 1. year s end; the end of a calendar year. adj. 2. taking place or done at the year end: a year end sale; a year end audit. Also, yearend. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • year-end — year′ end′ or year′end′ n. 1) the end of a calendar year 2) occurring at the year end: a year end sale[/ex] • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • year-end — [yir′end′] n. the end of a year, calendar or fiscal adj. happening, done, etc. at year end: Also yearend …   English World dictionary

  • year-end — I noun the end of a calendar year (Freq. 1) he had to unload the merchandise before the year end • Hypernyms: ↑end, ↑ending II adjective taking place at the close of a fiscal year year end audit …   Useful english dictionary

  • year end — (also year’s end) n. the end of the fiscal year we will discuss additional changes at year end | [as adj.] the year end figures were impressive …   Useful english dictionary

  • year-end — I. noun Date: 1872 the end of usually the fiscal year II. adjective Date: 1899 made, occurring, or existing at the year end < a year end report > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • year end — /jɪə end/ noun the end of the financial year, when a company’s accounts are prepared ● The accounts department has started work on the year end accounts …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • year-end — adjective On or happening at the end of the year (e.g., late December). His year end taxes were supposed to be postmarked by December 30 …   Wiktionary

  • year-end — closing closing adj. final or ending; terminal; as, the closing stages of the election; the closing weeks of the year; the closing scene of the film; closing remarks. Opposite of {opening}. [Narrower terms: {year end}] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English