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comptroller

Syllabification: comp·trol·ler
Pronunciation: /kənˈtrōlər
 
, ˌkäm(p)ˈtrōlər
 
/

Definition of comptroller in English:

noun

A controller (used in the title of some financial officers).
Example sentences
  • And the Texas comptroller's office is investing more of its $2.5 billion in trust funds in index funds.
  • Involving and empowering the comptroller team helps grow future comptrollers and financial managers at all levels.
  • To become strategic partners and force multipliers, all financial managers and comptrollers should become familiar with the SAF / FM vision statement and strategic plan.

Origin

late 15th century: variant of controller, by erroneous association with French compte 'calculation' or its source, late Latin computus.

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