[例] The amount of liquid assets is important to a company.
tangible assets (n.) assets which can be seen (such as property, machinery etc.)有形资产
at par ( adj/ adv) of a share or other security that has the same value on the market as the value written on the share itself 平价(市值等于票面值)
[例] She bought the shares at par.
ATM (n.) automatic teller machine 自动取款机
[例] You can draw cash from any ATM at any time in Shanghai by using this Visa Card.
attempt [ E5tempt ] 1.(n.) trial, effort努力、尝试
[例] We have made an attempt to enter a new market.
2. (v.) try
attn (abbr) for the attentin of交由某人亲启
[例] He wrote ATTN Mr.Johnson. on the envelop.
auction (n.)the way of selling in which each item is sold at an open meeting to the person who makes the highest bid拍卖
[例] He sold his villa in the auction at 200,000 dollars.
auction [ 5C:kFEn ] (v.) to sell something to the person who makes the highest offer; sell something by auction拍卖
[例] His house was auctioned last week.
audio-conference (n.) a meeting with people who cannot all be together at the same time, using audio (telephone) equipment 电话会议
[例] The scheduled meeting has been cancelled for SARS, and we are planning to hold an audio-conference next week.
audit [ 5C:dit ] (n.) examination of the accounts of a company审计
[例] We require an audit confirmation from your account opening bank.
auditing [ 5C:ditiN ] (n.) official process of checking the accounts of a company to see if they represent a true picture审计
[例] The bank is under its annual internal auditing.
auditor [ 5C:ditE ] (n.) person who audits审计员
authenticate [ C:5Wentikeit ] (v.) proof that something is real or true 认证
[例] You should ask a skilled attorney to authenticate the signature at the bottom of this document in case that it is a forged one.
average [ 5AvEridV ] 1. (n.) the number which is calculated by adding several figures together and then divided by the number of figures均数
[例] The sales average has been around 250 units.