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bean counter

noun [C]
 
 
informal disapproving
a person who makes financial decisions for a company or government, especially someone who wants to severely limit the amount of money spent: The Treasury's role is to act as Britain's bean counter in chief.
Translations of “bean counter”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指大公司的)會計師…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指大公司的)会计师…
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