Definition of comptroller in English:


Line breaks: comp|trol|ler
Pronunciation: /kənˈtrəʊlə
, kɒmp-/


  • A controller (used in the title of some financial officers): Comptroller and Auditor General
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    • 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.


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

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