chartered accountant


Definition of chartered accountant

: a member of a chartered institute of accountants

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In August the government appointed to the board Swaminathan Gurumurthy, an abrasive chartered accountant and Hindu nationalist whom many economists view as a crank. Sadanand Dhume, WSJ, "A $2.6 Trillion Economy Depends on a Credible Central Bank," 1 Nov. 2018 Tanya Luken, a chartered accountant who lives in a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona is another first-time activist. The Economist, "The L wordWho is a Democrat?," 12 July 2018 His father, George, has worked as a chartered accountant and company director. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "6 Things to Know About Jack Brooksbank's Family Ahead of His Wedding to Princess Eugenie," 26 June 2018 His dad George, 68, works as a chartered accountant and a company director, according to the Telegraph. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Everything We Know About Jack Brooksbank's Family Ahead of the Royal Wedding," 12 June 2018 The appointment of Lim, a chartered accountant who led the wealthy northern state of Penang since 2008, reflects reforms pledged by Mahathir’s alliance to heal racial divisions in the country blamed on decades-old preferential policies. Washington Post, "Malaysia bars scandal-ridden ex-leader from leaving country," 12 May 2018 In each, some ordinary postwar British person—a chartered accountant, a banker, a civil servant, a member of the local committee for overseeing public space—is drawn quite unknowing into a netherworld. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "Weird Fiction Is Alive," 7 May 2018 Not to be outdone by her brother, Laura had a lavish wedding of her own in 2006 to Harry Lopes, a chartered accountant and former Calvin Klein underwear model. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Who Are Camilla Parker Bowles's Children?," 12 Apr. 2018 His father, who is retired, worked as a chartered accountant at Ernst & Young in London. New York Times, "Margherita Devine, Giles Robertson," 8 Oct. 2017

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1855, in the meaning defined above

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