chartered accountant


: a member of a chartered institute of accountants

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Lewis Scott, a chartered accountant working at a consultancy, likes living in Hong Kong. Yvonne Lau, Fortune, 19 Feb. 2022 Now, with Mumbai and Maharashtra clearly in the throes of a fresh Covid-19 wave, the 53-year-old chartered accountant feels unperturbed. Aarefa Johari, Quartz, 17 Mar. 2021 The institute can access the blockchain through a website or mobile app, adding to a block on the chain a digital certificate proving the person in question is a chartered accountant, Mr. Cushley said. Sara Castellanos, WSJ, 3 Apr. 2019 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, 1 Nov. 2018 Tanya Luken, a chartered accountant who lives in a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona is another first-time activist. The Economist, 12 July 2018 His father, George, has worked as a chartered accountant and company director. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 26 June 2018 His dad George, 68, works as a chartered accountant and a company director, according to the Telegraph. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 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, 12 May 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chartered accountant was in 1850

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“Chartered accountant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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