Definition of Financial year

1. Noun. Any accounting period of 12 months.

Exact synonyms: Fiscal Year
Generic synonyms: Twelvemonth, Year, Yr

Definition of Financial year

1. Noun. (alternative form of fiscal year) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Financial Year

financial gain
financial institution
financial instrument
financial instruments
financial investment
financial loss
financial management
financial market
financial markets
financial obligation
financial officer
financial organisation
financial organization
financial statement
financial support
financial year (current term)
financial years

Literary usage of Financial year

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In the financial year 1840—41 the total expenditure on account of the ... In the financial year 1854-56 the naval expenditure went up, with a leap, ..."

2. The Law and Custom of the Constitution by William Reynell Anson (1907)
"In 1854 the financial year was finally adjusted: it had The previously varied from time to time. Until 1793 & began on October 11, Old Michaelmas Day : from ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In the financial year 1827-28 the total public revenue amounted to ... while in the financial year 1840-41 the total revenue was £47433^399, and the total ..."

4. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1902)
"Report of selectmen for the financial year ending March I, 1869-71, 1873, ... Annual report [i] of the city auditor for the financial year ending Jan. ..."

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