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Definición de “bean counter” en inglés

bean counter

noun [C] uk   mainly US informal disapproving us  
an accountant (= someone who takes care of a company's financial affairs), especially one who works for a large company and does not like to allow employees to spend money: It looked like the project was going to be approved, but the bean counters said it wasn't cost-effective.
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