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accountant

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noun ac·coun·tant \ə-ˈkau̇n-tənt\

Definition of accountant

  1. 1 :  one that gives an account or is accountable

  2. 2 :  one who is skilled in the practice of accounting or who is in charge of public or private accounts

accountantship

play \-tən(t)-ˌship\ noun

15th Century

First Known Use of accountant

15th century


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accountant

adjective ac·coun·tant

Definition of accountant

obsolete

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

15th Century

First Known Use of accountant

15th century


ACCOUNTANT Defined for English Language Learners

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accountant

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noun ac·coun·tant \ə-ˈkau̇n-tənt\

Definition of accountant for English Language Learners

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


ACCOUNTANT Defined for Kids

accountant

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noun ac·coun·tant \ə-ˈkau̇n-tənt\

Definition of accountant for Students

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



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