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certified public accountant

noun [C]
 
 
( 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
→  See also AICPA
Translations of “certified public accountant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 註冊會計師…
in Chinese (Simplified) 注册会计师…
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