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controllernoun [C]

uk   /kənˈtrəʊ.lər/  us   /kənˈtroʊ.lɚ/
(Definition of controller from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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controllernoun [C]

(also comptroller)  us   /kənˈtroʊ·lər/
a ​person in a ​businessorganization or ​government who is ​responsible for ​managingitsfinances: Perkins was ​promoted to ​corporate controller.
(Definition of controller from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"controller" in Business English

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controllernoun [C]

(also US comptroller) uk   us   /kənˈtrəʊlər/ (also financial controller) ACCOUNTING
a ​seniormanager who is ​responsible for preparing a company’s ​financialreports and making ​certain that the company’s ​accounts are ​regularlychecked and ​correct: The controller must ​advise on ​potential acquisitions and ​business decisions made by the ​company.
(Definition of controller from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “controller”
in Arabic مُراقِب…
in Korean 관리자…
in Portuguese controlador, -ora…
in Catalan director, -a…
in Japanese 管理者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制者, 管理者, 指挥者…
in Turkish kontrolör, kontrol memuru…
in Russian контролер, инспектор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制者, 管理者, 指揮者…
in Italian controllore…
in Polish kierownik…
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