profit and loss account


profit and loss account
profit and loss account NOUN an account to which incomes and gains are credited and expenses and losses debited, so as to show the net profit or loss.

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  • profit and loss account — noun an account compiled at the end of an accounting period to show gross and net profit or loss • Syn: ↑profit and loss • Hypernyms: ↑account, ↑accounting, ↑account statement * * * ˌprofit and ˈloss account [profit and loss account] …   Useful english dictionary

  • profit and loss account — 1. A statement showing a company s income and expenditure over a period of time, usually one year. Part of the financial statements of the company. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary 2. A reserve in a company s balance sheet,… …   Financial and business terms

  • profit and loss account — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms profit and loss account : singular profit and loss account plural profit and loss accounts business a document that shows how much money was received and spent by a company during a particular period of time,… …   English dictionary

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  • profit and loss account — profit and loss ac,count noun count a document that shows how much money was received and spent by a company during a particular period of time, and whether or not it made a profit …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • profit and loss account — profit and loss ac.count n BrE a financial statement showing a company s income, spending, and profit over a particular period …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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