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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

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

It's very hard to respect people on holiday - everybody looks so silly at the beach, it makes you hate humanity - but when you see people at their work they elicit respect, whether it's a mechanic, a stonemason or an accountant.
Alain de Botton

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

If my father had hugged me even once, I'd be an accountant right now.
Ray Romano

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