Meaning of “accountant” in the English Dictionary

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"accountant" in British English

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accountantnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈkaʊn.tənt/ us /əˈkaʊn.t̬ənt/

B1 someone who keeps or examines the records of money received, 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 money received, 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 /əˈkaʊntənt/ us

(Definition of “accountant” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)