a member of the Institute of Accountants. Abbreviation: C.A.
Origin of chartered accountant
First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for chartered accountant
(in Britain) an accountant who has passed the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, or the Institute of Chartered Accountants in IrelandAbbreviation: CA
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