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Definition of "accountant" []

  • One that keeps, audits, and inspects the financial records of individuals or business concerns and prepares financial and tax reports. (noun)
  • A person concerned with the maintenance and audit of business accounts and the preparation of consultant reports in tax and finance (noun)

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Use "accountant" in a sentence
  • "Ugh. So I now I need to add "home repair" to the list of qualities I need in a spouse ( "accountant" is already there as well)."
  • "My accountant is examining all the records before approaching SS."
  • "The accountant is on-going since Mexico's tax laws are numerous."