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certified public accountantnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsɜː.tɪ.faɪd ˌpʌb.lɪk əˈkaʊn.tənt/  us   /ˌsɝː.t̬ə.faɪd ˌpʌb.lɪk əˈkaʊn.t̬ənt/ (abbreviation CPA) US
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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 state exam to become an accountant
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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 legally allowed to work as an accountant
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