chartered accountant


noun British.

a member of the Institute of Accountants. Abbreviation: C.A.

Nearby words

  1. charter member,
  2. charter of rights,
  3. charter party,
  4. charter school,
  5. chartered,
  6. chartered bank,
  7. chartered club,
  8. chartered engineer,
  9. chartered librarian,
  10. chartered surveyor

Origin of chartered accountant

First recorded in 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for chartered accountant

chartered accountant

noun

(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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