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1accountant

noun ac·coun·tant \ə-ˈkan-tənt\

: someone whose job is to keep the financial records of a business or person

Full Definition of ACCOUNTANT

1
:  one that gives an account or is accountable
2
:  one who is skilled in the practice of accounting or who is in charge of public or private accounts
ac·coun·tant·ship \-tən(t)-ˌship\ noun
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First Known Use of ACCOUNTANT

15th century

Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith

2accountant

adjective

Definition of ACCOUNTANT

obsolete
:  accountable, answerable <I stand accountant for as great a sin — Shakespeare>

First Known Use of ACCOUNTANT

15th century
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accountant

noun ac·coun·tant \ə-ˈkan-tənt\

Definition of ACCOUNTANT for Kids

:  someone whose job is keeping the financial records of a person or a business

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