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auditor

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noun au·di·tor \ˈȯ-də-tər\

Simple Definition of auditor

  • : a person who checks the financial records of a company or person to make sure they are accurate : a person who audits accounts

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of auditor

  1. 1 :  a person authorized to examine and verify accounts

  2. 2 :  one who hears or listens; especially :  one who is a member of an audience

  3. 3 :  a person who audits a course of study

  4. 4 :  a person who hears (as a court case) in the capacity of judge

14th Century

First Known Use of auditor

14th century


AUDITOR Defined for Kids

auditor

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noun au·di·tor \ˈȯ-də-tər\

Definition of auditor for Students

  1. :  a person who checks the accuracy of business accounts




Law Dictionary

auditor

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noun au·di·tor \ˈȯ-də-tər\

Legal Definition of auditor

  1. 1 :  a person qualified and authorized to examine and verify financial records

  2. 2 :  a referee appointed by a court in a civil action; especially :  one designated to prepare an account for the court — see also master




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