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accountant

noun [C]  us   /əˈkɑʊn·tənt/
someone who keeps or examines the records of money received, paid, and owed by a company or person: a tax accountant
Translations of “accountant”
in Korean 회계사…
in Arabic مُحاسِب…
in Portuguese contador, -ora…
in Catalan comptable…
in Japanese 会計士, 経理(担当者)…
in Italian ragioniere, commercialista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會計, 會計師…
in Russian бухгалтер…
in Turkish muhasebeci…
in Chinese (Simplified) 会计, 会计师…
in Polish księgow-y/a…
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