chartered accountant

chartered accountant
noun
a British or Canadian accountant who is a member of a professional body that has a royal charter
Hypernyms: ↑accountant, ↑comptroller, ↑controller

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noun
Britain : a member of an institute of chartered or accredited accountants — compare certified public accountant

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Brit.
a member of the Institute of Accountants. Abbr.: C.A.
[1850-55]

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chartered accountant, chartered engineer or chartered surveyor, etc noun
A person qualified under the regulations of the relevant institute or professional body which has a royal charter
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Main Entry:charter

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chartered accountant UK US noun [countable] [singular chartered accountant plural chartered accountants] british
an accountant who has passed a professional examination
Thesaurus: accounts, accountancy and accountantshypernym types of tax and taxationhyponym

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chartered accountant,
a member of an institute of accountants chartered by the Crown in Great Britain or elsewhere in the Commonwealth of Nations. Abbr: C.A., c.a.

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noun, pl ⋯ -tants [count]

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ˌchartered acˈcountant [chartered accountant] (BrE) (US ˌcertified public acˈcountant) noun
a fully trained and qualified ↑accountant

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