Definition of Comptroller

1. Noun. Someone who maintains and audits business accounts.




Definition of Comptroller

1. Noun. The chief accountant of a company or government. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Comptroller

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Comptroller

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1. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1907)
"Communication from comptroller on bill to provide ways and means for support of govt. ... Ann. rept of comptroller re. office and duties of comptroller. ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1902)
"comptroller of the Treasury. Office created by virtue of act of Sept. a, 1789. When, in 1817, the appointment of second comptroller took place, ..."

3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1902)
"1900-1902. obi. 24°. Sheets. Statement [monthly] of paper currency of 1900 incomplete. comptroller of the Treasury. Office created by virtue of act of Sept. ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"The returns shall be made to the comptroller general by the president, ... The comptroller general shall frame such questions as will elicit the la- ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"It was discussed with the comptroller as to what should be done in view of ... Voted, That the comptroller of the currency be notified that the capital of ..."

6. A Dictionary Practical, Theoretical and Historical of Commerce and by John Ramsay McCulloch (1842)
"How Quantities qf Corn are to be computed — In the returns to be made as aforesaid to the comptroller of corn returns, and in the publications to be made ..."

7. Great Cities in America: Their Problems and Their Government by Delos Franklin Wilcox (1910)
"At the head of the department of finance is the city comptroller, who, ... The comptroller has power to inspect and revise the financial acts of all ..."

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