Accountant

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Definition

an accountant: a person specializing in counting, business figures, money, revenues, expenditures, profits, etc.
noun

accounting: book-keeping, the skill or practice of maintaining business accounts
noun

an account: a balance, a bill, an invoice; a description, a story; a place where money is kept for you by a bank
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: When I grow up I want to be an accountant.
US: I'm sure you've got a bright future in accounting.
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Examples

  • "Accountants have lots of money, so they can buy our record!"
  • "I'm hearing a lot of crying from the accounting cubicle."
  • "Edward : Due to insufficient funds in my account!"
  • "The money in your account, it didn't do too well."
  • "for accountants."
  • "Lawyer : The same accountant that was going to help you with your tax evasion case!"
  • "Fussy accountant"
  • "Glen : Well, I have a bachelor's degree in accounting, a masters in linguistics, a doctorate in philosophy and I'm a certified yoga instructor."
  • "Honestly Mr. Capone, now we have to find a new accountant!"
  • "Lawyer : That was the accountant!"

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