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Audit vs. Diagnostic

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Auditnoun

A judicial examination.

Diagnosticadjective

of, or relating to diagnosis

Auditnoun

An examination in general.

Diagnosticadjective

characteristic of a particular disease

Auditnoun

An independent review and examination of records and activities to assess the adequacy of system controls, to ensure compliance with established policies and operational procedures, and to recommend necessary changes in controls, policies, or procedures

‘National Assembly audit’;

Diagnosticnoun

Any technique used in medical diagnosis.

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Auditnoun

The result of such an examination, or an account as adjusted by auditors; final account.

Diagnosticnoun

(computing) Any tool or technique used to find the root of a problem.

Auditnoun

(Scientology) Spiritual counseling, which forms the core of Dianetics.

Diagnosticnoun

That by which anything is known; a symptom.

Auditnoun

(obsolete) A general receptacle or receiver.

Diagnosticadjective

Pertaining to, or furnishing, a diagnosis; indicating the nature of a disease.

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Auditnoun

(obsolete) An audience; a hearing.

Diagnosticnoun

The mark or symptom by which one disease is known or distinguished from others.

Auditverb

To examine and adjust (e.g. an account).

‘to audit the accounts of a treasure, or of parties who have a suit depending in court’;

Diagnosticadjective

concerned with diagnosis; used for furthering diagnosis;

‘a diagnostic clinic’; ‘a diagnostic reading test’; ‘diagnostic information’;

Auditverb

To conduct an independent review and examination of system records and activities in order to test the adequacy and effectiveness of data security and data integrity procedures, to ensure compliance with established policy and operational procedures, and to recommend any necessary changes

Diagnosticadjective

characteristic or indicative of e.g. a disease;

‘a diagnostic sign of yellow fever’; ‘diagnostic information’; ‘a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever’; ‘symptomatic of insanity’; ‘a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown’;

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Auditverb

(Scientology) To counsel spiritually.

Auditverb

To attend an academic class on a not-for-academic-credit basis.

Auditnoun

An audience; a hearing.

‘He appeals to a high audit.’;

Auditnoun

An examination in general; a judicial examination.

Auditnoun

The result of such an examination, or an account as adjusted by auditors; final account.

‘Yet I can make my audit up.’;

Auditnoun

A general receptacle or receiver.

‘It [a little brook] paid to its common audit no more than the revenues of a little cloud.’;

Auditverb

To examine and adjust, as an account or accounts; as, to audit the accounts of a treasure, or of parties who have a suit depending in court.

Auditverb

To settle or adjust an account.

‘Let Hocus audit; he knows how the money was disbursed.’;

Auditnoun

an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA

Auditnoun

a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation;

‘he made an audit of all the plants on his property’; ‘an energy efficiency audit’; ‘an email log audit’;

Auditverb

of accounts and tax returns; with the intent to verify

Auditverb

attend academic courses without getting credit

Audit

An audit is an "independent examination of financial information of any entity, whether profit oriented or not, irrespective of its size or legal form when such an examination is conducted with a view to express an opinion thereon.” Auditing also attempts to ensure that the books of accounts are properly maintained by the concern as required by law. Auditors consider the propositions before them, obtain evidence, and evaluate the propositions in their auditing report.Audits provide third-party assurance to various stakeholders that the subject matter is free from material misstatement.

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