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comptroller

[ kuhn-troh-ler; spelling pronunciation komp-troh-ler ]
/ kənˈtroʊ lər; spelling pronunciation kɒmpˈtroʊ lər /
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noun

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Origin of comptroller

By confusion with compt

OTHER WORDS FROM comptroller

comp·trol·ler·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for comptroller

comptroller
/ (kənˈtrəʊlə) /

noun

a variant spelling of controller, used esp as a title of any of various financial executives

Derived forms of comptroller

comptrollership, noun
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