accountant -- a person who performs accounting work.
Accountant -- One who is skilled in accounts; an expert
bookkeeper. A chartered accountant (English) is a person who holds a
charter (certificate) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants
stating that he has passed an examination and is competent
to perform an accountant's work.
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