Complete Definition of "accountant"

English

Etymology
Compare French accomptant, Old French acontant, present participle

Noun
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  1. One who renders account; one accountable.
  2. A reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s)
  3. One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts; an officer in a public office, who has charge of the accounts.
  4. One who's profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another. The records are usually but not always financial records.

Translations
trans-top|One who renders account; one accountable
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trans-top|A reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s)
Arabic: ARchar|محاسب (muħāsib) m
Dutch: boekhouder m
Finnish: t-|fi|kirjanpitäjä
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Greek: t|el|λογιστής|m|s|scGrek (logistís), t|el|λογίστρια|f|s|scGrek (logístria)
Japanese: 会計士 (kaikeishi)
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trans-top|One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts
Arabic: ARchar|محاسب (muħāsib) m
Czech: t-|cs|účetní|m
Dutch: boekhouder m
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Greek: t|el|λογιστής|m|s|scGrek (logistís), t|el|λογίστρια|f|s|scGrek (logístria)
Japanese: JAchar|会計係 (JAchar|かいけいがかり, kaikei gakari), JAchar|経理担当者 (JAchar|けいりたんとうしゃ, keiri tantōsha)
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trans-top|One who's profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another
Arabic: ARchar|محاسب (muħāsib) m
Dutch: boekhouder m
Finnish: tilintarkastaja
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German: Buchhalter/Buchhalterin m/f
Greek: t|el|λογιστής|m|s|scGrek (logistís), t|el|λογίστρια|f|s|scGrek (logístria)
Japanese: 会計士 (kaikeishi)
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ttbc|Catalan: comptable
ttbc|French: comptable
ttbc|Indonesian: akuntan
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ttbc|Interlingua: contabile
ttbc|Italian: ragioniere
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|حسابدار (hesāb-dār)
ttbc|Portuguese: contabilista
ttbc|Spanish: contable

Derived terms
Accountant general: the head or superintending accountant in certain public offices. Also, formerly, an officer in the English court of chancery who received the moneys paid into the court, and deposited them in the Bank of England

Adjective
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  1. obsolete Accountable - Shakespeare

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