external audit

/ɪkˌstɜ:n(ə)l 'ɔ:dɪt/ noun
1. an audit carried out by an independent auditor (who is not employed by the company)
2. an evaluation of the effectiveness of a company’s public relations carried out by an outside agency

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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