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I have had the privilege of serving as city comptroller, and I lead 750 professionals in the office, have appointed eight deputy comptrollers... no one has criticized my management of these 750 professionals.
John Liu

Meaning of "comptroller" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COMPTROLLER

comptroller  [kənˈtrəʊlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COMPTROLLER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Comptroller is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COMPTROLLER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Comptroller

A comptroller is a management level position responsible for supervising the quality of accounting and financial reporting of an organization. The Comptroller General, Auditor General, or Comptroller and Auditor General is in most commonwealth countries the external auditor of the budget execution of the government and of government-owned companies. Typically, the independent institution headed by the Comptroller General is a member of the INTOSAI. In American government, the Comptroller is effectively the Chief Financial Officer of a public body. In business management, the Comptroller is closer to a Chief Audit Executive, holding a senior role in internal audit functions. Generally, the title encompasses a variety of responsibilities, from overseeing accounting and monitoring internal controls to countersigning on expenses and commitments.

Definition of comptroller in the English dictionary

The definition of comptroller in the dictionary is a variant spelling of controller, used esp as a title of any of various financial executives.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COMPTROLLER


acerola
ˌæsəˈrəʊlə
Angola
æŋˈɡəʊlə
bankroller
ˈbæŋkˌrəʊlə
bola
ˈbəʊlə
cola
ˈkəʊlə
controller
kənˈtrəʊlə
enroller
ɪnˈrəʊlə
logroller
ˈlɒɡrəʊlə
patroller
pəˈtrəʊlə
proler
ˈprəʊlə
proller
ˈprəʊlə
reroller
riːˈrəʊlə
roadroller
ˈrəʊdˌrəʊlə
rocknroller
ˌrɒkənˈrəʊlə
roller
ˈrəʊlə
solar
ˈsəʊlə
steamroller
ˈstiːmˌrəʊlə
stroller
ˈstrəʊlə
troller
ˈtrəʊlə
victrolla
vɪkˈtrəʊlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COMPTROLLER

compromisingly
comprovincial
comptable
compte rendu
compter
comptes rendus
Comptometer
Compton
Compton effect
Compton-Burnett
Comptroller General
comptrollership
compulsative
compulsatory
compulse
compulsion
compulsionist
compulsitor
compulsive
compulsively

WORDS THAT END LIKE COMPTROLLER

air-traffic controller
bookseller
financial controller
garden roller
goller
hair roller
high roller
holler
Holy Roller
ink roller
loller
mission controller
oller
paint roller
poller
quality controller
rock and roller
stock controller
tandem roller
Toller
traffic controller

Synonyms and antonyms of comptroller in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «comptroller» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COMPTROLLER

Find out the translation of comptroller to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of comptroller from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «comptroller» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

审计官
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

interventor
570 millions of speakers

English

comptroller
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नियंत्रक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مراقب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

контролер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inspetor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিয়ামক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contrôleur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Comptroller
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rechnungsprüfer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

監査役
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감사원장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Comptroller
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kiểm soát tài
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலைமைக் கணக்காயர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नियंत्रक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sayman
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

controllore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rewizor
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

контролер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Controlorul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ελεγκτής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

controleur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

comptroller
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Fylkesrevisjonen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of comptroller

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COMPTROLLER»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COMPTROLLER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about comptroller

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QUOTES WITH «COMPTROLLER»

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John Liu
I have had the privilege of serving as city comptroller, and I lead 750 professionals in the office, have appointed eight deputy comptrollers... no one has criticized my management of these 750 professionals.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COMPTROLLER»

Discover the use of comptroller in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to comptroller and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
Preface This volume is the sixty-fourth in a series of annual volumes entitled " Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States," which has been published since the establishment of the General Accounting Office by the Budget and ...
United States. General Accounting Office, 1984
2
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
Preface This volume is the sixty-second in a series of annual volumes entitled " Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States," which has been published since the establishment of the General Accounting Office by the Budget and ...
3
Digest of Decisions of the Second Comptroller of the ...
164. Contract, 546. 520. The Second Comptroller of the Treasury has no authority to give up a bond to the obligors, or any one else, except by direction of the head of the department under whose authority the contract was made. — Vol. 10, p.
United States. Comptroller of the Treasury, 1869
4
The Comptroller and the Transformation of American Banking, ...
Covers the history of the oversight of the American banking industry by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), beginning in 1960 and continuing to 1990.
Eugene N. White, 1992
5
Report of the Comptroller-General of the State of Georgia ...
1883/84-1896/97 include also Report of the Insurance Department.
Georgia. Comptroller General's Office, 1937
6
Index digest of the published decisions of the Comptroller ...
United States. General Accounting Office. RETIREMENT— Continued Vol.: Page Civilian — Continued Contributions — Continued Waiver of debt collection An employee who was separated from his position pursuant to a re- duction-in-force  ...
United States. General Accounting Office, 1988
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Quarterly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller ...
Personnel law, civilian personnel United States. General Accounting Office. Index -Digest Section, United States. General Accounting Office. Office of the General Counsel. SUBSISTENCE— ACTUAL EXPENSES— ITEMIZATION OF ACTUAL ...
United States. General Accounting Office. Index-Digest Section, United States. General Accounting Office. Office of the General Counsel, 1982
8
Annual Statement of the Comptroller of the City of New York, ...
New York (N.Y.). Office of the Comptroller. the Public Building Stock then due, will , by the year 1858, have amounted to three millions ; sufficient to cancel the 0Water Loan Stock, redeemable in that year. The accumulations thereafter will, ...
New York (N.Y.). Office of the Comptroller, 1840
9
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, ...
Preface This volume is the seventy-third in a series of annual volumes entitled " Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States," which has been published since the establishment of the General Accounting Office by the Budget and ...
General Accounting Office, Office of General Counsel, Legal Publications and Writing Resources Section, 1994
10
The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
aminer. During a vacancy in the Office of the Comptroller or during the absence or disability of the Comptroller, he possesses the powers and performs the duties of the Comptroller. (3) Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant to ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COMPTROLLER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term comptroller is used in the context of the following news items.
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Volunteer fire, first aid squads scamming retirement system, N.J. …
... we need to make sure its benefits are reserved for those men and women who qualify because of their service," acting state Comptroller Marc ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
2
Comptroller and Auditor General Slams Censor Board's Functioning
According to a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) converted 172 'A' category ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
3
AG, comptroller to meet in court Tuesday; Each as her own views on …
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Attorney General's and Comptroller's Offices will meet in court Tuesday morning in an attempt to find out how ... «Madison County Record, Jul 15»
4
Netanyahu presents case to state comptroller in 2014 Gaza War probe
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and State Comptroller Joseph Shapiro met Tuesday along with their respective advisors in regard to the ... «Al-Bawaba, Jul 15»
5
Positions cut, hiring freeze in place at PBCo. Clerk and Comptroller
—Palm Beach County Clerk and Comptroller Sharon Bock has cut dozens of full-time and part-time positions, implemented a hiring freeze and ... «WPBF West Palm Beach, Jul 15»
6
Accardo to State Comptroller: City is Rapidly
Representatives from the Comptroller's office reviewed the city's finances two years ago, and found a litany of deficiencies and procedural ... «Niagarafallsreporter.com, Jul 15»
7
New York Comptroller's Report Identifies Ulster County As a Leader …
In the New York State Comptroller's report entitled “County Tax Cap Recap,” New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli summarized tax ... «RealEstateRama, Jul 15»
8
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces...
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced 75 schoolchildren were awarded scholarships through the Texas Match the ... «The Cherokeean Herald, Jul 15»
9
Illinois Comptroller Says Only a Court Order Can Authorize …
Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger want a Cook County judge to make clear what can and can't be paid ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
In Kwara: 402 inmates await trial, says Comptroller
The comptroller said the Ilorin prison established in 1914 for 121 inmates was heavily congested now because it was accommodating 364 ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Comptroller [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/comptroller>. Nov 2019 ».
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