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chartered public accountant.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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Example sentences from the Web for C.P.A.
The CPA candidate was found to have filed her taxes late three times since 2003, incurring more than $4,500 in fines.
She asked me wasn't I embarrassed being a CPA losing all my money?
British Dictionary definitions for C.P.A.
abbreviation for (in the US)
certified public accountant
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