amortize[' m ,ta z]
(v.) to pay off a debt by saving money on a regular basis分期清偿
The repayment of the bond is amortized in 5 years.
analyse (v.) study in detail分析
We analysed the accounts.
analysis(n.) detailed study, investigation分析
The analysis report shows clear logics and integrity.
analyst (n.) person who analyses分析家
His intelligence and diligence made him an excellent and acute marketing analyst.
annual[' nju l] (adj.) yearly年度的
the annual accounts
annual general meeting(n.) (AGM) a meeting of all the shareholders in a company年度股东大会
annul[ 'n l] (v.) to cancel something or stop it from being legally effective 废除,取消
The contract was annulled.
annulment(n.) the act of canceling something or stopping it from being legally effective 废除，取消
The disagreement of two parts resulted in the annulment of the contract signed at the very beginning of their cooperation.
antedate (v.) to put an earlier date (on a document, letter, cheque, etc) than the date at the time of writing 倒填日期
To make this cheque legal, you should antedate it by 7days.
anti-dumping(adj.) of ways in which a country protects its economy by preventing other countries from dumping in it. 反倾销
apology (n.) an acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense.致歉
a letter of apology
appeal 1. (n.) being attractive吸引力
This product has appeal for young people.
2. (v.) be attractive to吸引人的
appendix [ 'pendiks] (n.) a collection of supplementary material, usually at the end of a book附录
to use an appendix for any information
apply (v.) ask for something (in writing)(书面的)申请
We applied for a loan[借款].
applicant (n.)person who applies申请人
The applicant shows outstanding advantages among the candidates pool.
application (n.) act of applying申请
application form (n.) pre-printed form to make a request for a job申请表
Please fill in this application form at first.
appoint (v.)choose someone for a job任命
We have decided to appoint a new sales manager.
appointee (n.) person chosen for a position or job被任命者
He is lucky to be the appointee of this project.
appointment (n.) 1. choice of someone for a new job任命
The appointment of area financial controller【区域财务审计】 implies he has been promoted.
2. arrangement for a meeting约定(会议)
We fixed an appointment at four o’clock.
appraisal [ 'preiz l] (n.) calculation of the value of somebody or something 估价
Their appraisal of the necklace is about RMB 1,000.
evaluation, valuation, assessment
appraise (v.) to judge the value of somebody or something估价
They appraised it was only worth $1.
appraiser (n.) person who judges鉴定者，估价官
Who will be the appraiser?
appreciate (v.) 1. be thankful for感激
I appreciated your help.
I appreciate your problems.
3.increase in value增值
My shares【股票】 have appreciated by 10%.
apprentice [ 'prentis] (n.) young person who is learning a skill学徒
Don’t listen to him. Jack is only an apprentice.
apprenticeship (n.) period of time spent learning a skill学徒年限，学徒身份
Jack served an apprenticeship with a carpenter['kɑ:pint ]n.木工,木匠
appropriate (v.) to put an amount of money aside for a special purpose拨出(款项)
They appropriated $10,000 for bribery【行贿】.
approve (v.) agree to pass officially批准
They Board【董事会】 approved the new plan.
approval (n.) agreement批准
aptitude (n.) natural ability (to do a task)学习方面的天资
He made big fortune by arbitrage.
arbitration (n.) process of settling a dispute仲裁
His sales area is the North East.
district, region, territory
arrears (n.) money which is owed and has not been paid on time到期未付帐
The payment in arrears amounts to$100.
arrearage.[ ri rid ], debt, liabilities
arrival notice(n.) a note sent by a carrier to the receiver( consignee) saying that goods have arrived 到货通知
After your receipt of the arrival notice from the carrier---COSCO, please arrange the picking-up【提货】 of the goods at the dock【码头】.
artifical person (n.) a company considered as having a separate legal identity from the people who work for it, although some of these people will represent the will of the company 法人
The company is regarded legally as an artifical person.
fictitious person, juristic person