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comptroller

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Finance, Officials
comptrollercomp‧trol‧ler /kənˈtrəʊlə, kəmp- $ -ˈtroʊlər/ noun [countable] formal 🔊 🔊 BFPGOan official title for a controller
Examples from the Corpus
comptrollerHis father, a comptroller of customs, had died months before his birth.As comptroller, he alone kept the books for all of Cook County government.Mr Badillo will run for the post of city comptroller, now held by a fellow-Democrat, Elizabeth Holtzman.Olson has been the company comptroller since 1975.This coffee got particular attention because the comptroller was present.He was the comptroller of a medium-size private hospital.
From Longman Business Dictionarycomptrollercomp‧trol‧ler /kənˈtrəʊlə, kəmp--ˈtroʊlər/ noun [countable] FINANCEACCOUNTING the chief accountant of the finance or accounts department of a company, or a government official in charge of a department that keeps a record of the money spent or received by the government SYN CONTROLLERthe comptroller of the Audit Commission
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