The office or employment of an accountant.

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  • Accountantship — Ac*count ant*ship, n. [Accountant + ship.] The office or employment of an accountant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accountantship — noun see accountant I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accountantship — n. position or profession of an accountant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • accountantship — noun the position of accountant • Derivationally related forms: ↑accountant • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑post, ↑berth, ↑office, ↑spot, ↑billet, ↑place, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • accountant — accountantship, n. /euh kown tnt/, n. a person whose profession is inspecting and auditing personal or commercial accounts. [1425 75; ACCOUNT + ANT; r. late ME accomptant < MF, OF acuntant, prp. of acunter to ACCOUNT] * * * …   Universalium

  • accountant — I. noun Date: 15th century 1. one that gives an account or is accountable 2. one who is skilled in the practice of accounting or who is in charge of public or private accounts • accountantship noun II. adjective Date: 15th century obsolete… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accountant — /əˈkaʊntənt/ (say uh kowntuhnt) noun a person whose profession is analysing and communicating financial information and maintaining financial records for an organisation. –accountantship, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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