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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AUDIT

She seemed to take charge, to adopt me with the house, to accept and audit and vouch for us.

It is, of course, understood that this audit is strictly in confidence?

Audit the account, and do not let me give you a false statement of the debt.

They tried to audit my accounts, and what do you think I did?

You've come all the way from London on purpose to make that audit, have you?

So also would the audit of the Controller or Auditor-General.

Of course, there was here the absence of everything like check or audit.

Expenditure controlled by, under Exchequer and Audit Act , ii.

The tendency of both inspection and audit is to become perfunctory.

And then there are rent-days, the audit and winding up of tradesmen's accounts.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin auditus "a hearing," past participle of audire "hear" (see audience). Official examination of accounts, which originally was an oral procedure.

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verbjudge, estimate
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