preaudit

preaudit

[pree-aw-dit]
noun Accounting.
an examination of vouchers, contracts, etc., in order to substantiate a transaction or a series of transactions before they are paid for and recorded.
Also, pre-audit.
Compare postaudit.


Origin:
1935–40; pre- + audit

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