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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who maintains and audits business accounts.

Usage examples (29)
  • The three-term comptroller is a well-known name in Chicago politics.
  • If a city comptroller is an elected oaf, the city is stuck for four years.
  • An Enron comptroller is pressing you on the unsavory details of your scheme.
  • David Loglisci, former New York State deputy comptroller, is the brother of the film's producer, you see. for more
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  • A "comptroller" is a government official who oversees finances, while a "controller" is a person in a business or organization who oversees finances.
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