Definition of accountant in English:

accountant

Syllabification: ac·count·ant
Pronunciation: /əˈkount(ə)nt
 
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(abbreviation: acct.)

noun

Origin

Middle English: from legal French, present participle of Old French aconter (see account). The original use was as an adjective meaning 'liable to give an account', hence denoting a person who must do so.

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