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Definition of Accountant


  1. One who renders account; one accountable.
  2. A reckoner.
  3. One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts; an officer in a public office, who has charge of the accounts.
  4. Accountable.

Accountant Quotations

Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
Charles Lyell

People always ask me, 'Were you funny as a child?' Well, no, I was an accountant.
Ellen DeGeneres

I do what I do, and write what I write, without calculating what is worth what and so on. Fortunately, I am not a banker or an accountant. I feel that there is a time when a political statement needs to be made and I make it.
Arundhati Roy

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
Mario Cuomo

I just wanted to be a businessman, and to me, the best way to understand business was to be an accountant.
Aubrey McClendon
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Accountant Translations

accountant in Afrikaans is rekenmeester
accountant in Dutch is boekhoudkundige, accountant
accountant in French is comptable
accountant in Italian is contabile
accountant in Portuguese is contabilista
accountant in Spanish is contable
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