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"accountant" in British English

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accountantnoun [C]

uk   /əˈkaʊn.tənt/  us   /-t̬ənt/
B1 someone who ​keeps or ​examines the ​records of ​moneyreceived, ​paid, and ​owed by a ​company or ​person: a ​firm of accountants

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(Definition of accountant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"accountant" in American English

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accountantnoun [C]

 us   /əˈkɑʊn·tənt/
someone who ​keeps or ​examines the ​records of ​moneyreceived, ​paid, and ​owed by a ​company or ​person: a ​tax accountant
(Definition of accountant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"accountant" in Business English

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accountantnoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈkaʊntənt/
a ​person or ​company whose ​job is preparing the ​financialrecords of ​people, ​companies, or ​organizations: According to ​figurescompiled for accountant KPMG, year-on-year the ​negativetradingstatements were down 10%
(Definition of accountant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accountant”
in Arabic مُحاسِب…
in Korean 회계사…
in Portuguese contador, -ora…
in Catalan comptable…
in Japanese 会計士, 経理(担当者)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 会计, 会计师…
in Turkish muhasebeci…
in Russian бухгалтер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會計, 會計師…
in Italian ragioniere, commercialista…
in Polish księgow-y/a…
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