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verb [transitive] audit pronunciation in American English /ˈɔdɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleauditing
past tenseaudited
past participleaudited
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  1. 1
    to officially examine the financial or tax records of a company, organization, or person to see that they are accurate
    The Directors submit their report to the shareholders, together with the audited financial statements for the year.
  2. 2
    to examine something carefully, especially to decide on its effectiveness
    A committee will audit the department’s performance.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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