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"certified public accountant" in British English

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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

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

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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

(Definition of “certified public accountant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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

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