year to date


year to date
year to date ˌyear to ˈdate written abbreviation YTD noun [singular] ACCOUNTING
the period from the beginning of a calendar or financial year until the present time, used especially to talk about the amount of sales or profit in a particular period:

• For the year to date, sales of domestically made cars and trucks were down 17%.

— year-to-date adjective :

• The industry's year-to-date car sales were down 5.7%.

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year to date UK US noun [S] (WRITTEN ABBREVIATION YTD) ACCOUNTING
the period from the beginning of the year (either a calendar year or a financial year) until the present time, used especially when talking about a company's sales, profits, etc.: financial/fiscal year to date »

In the financial year to date, receipts were up 6.3%.

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For the year to date, sales have fallen by 15.4%.

year-to-date adjective [before noun]
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The High-Yield Bond Portfolio had a year-to-date return of 1.75%.

year-to-date adverb
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Nationally, car sales are down about 3% year-to-date.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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