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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is in charge of a business' spending and purchases. Someone who is in charge of a particular system, organization, or part of an organization.

Usage examples (34)
  • Harry saved a lot of money after he was hired as the controller.
  • The speed controller on his turntable was not working properly
  • I think that the better controller is the GCN controller.
  • The state controller is just now beginning a detailed study. 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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