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comptroller

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noun comp·trol·ler \kən-ˈtrō-lər, ˈkäm(p)-ˌ, käm(p)-ˈ\

Simple Definition of comptroller

  • : a person who is in charge of the financial accounts of a company or organization

Full Definition of comptroller

  1. 1 :  a royal-household official who examines and supervises expenditures

  2. 2 :  a public official who audits government accounts and sometimes certifies expenditures

  3. 3 :  controller 1c

comp·trol·ler·ship play \-ˌship\ noun

Origin of comptroller

Middle English, alteration of countreroller controller


First Known Use: 15th century


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