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"certified public accountant" in American English

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certified public accountantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsər·t̬əˌfɑɪd ˈpʌb·lɪk əˈkɑʊn·tənt/ (abbreviation CPA)
a ​person who has ​completed the ​training and ​passed a ​stateexam to ​become an accountant
(Definition of certified public accountant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"certified public accountant" in Business English

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certified public accountantnoun [C]

uk   us   (abbreviation CPA)
ACCOUNTING a ​person who has a ​qualification from the American ​Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is ​legallyallowed to ​work as an ​accountant
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(Definition of certified public accountant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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