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Definition of "auditor" []

  • One that audits accounts. (noun)
  • One who audits a course. (noun)
  • One who hears; a listener. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "auditor" in a sentence
  • "From the end of the twelfth century, however, owing to the increasing number of these cases and to the more detailed and complicated procedure, the popes appointed for each case either a cardinal or one of their chaplains, and sometimes a bishop, to arrange for the suit, hear the evidence of the litigants (hence the term auditor), and then make a report to thc pope, who would give his decision personally or in a Consistory."
  • "The auditor is currently a Republican who will most likely be re-elected."
  • "I think the city auditor is the final arbiter here."