Etymology
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comptroller (n.)

c. 1500, a variant of controller, with bad spelling due to influence of unrelated French compte "an account," from Latin computare.

updated on February 17, 2018

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Definitions of comptroller from WordNet

comptroller (n.)
someone who maintains and audits business accounts;
Synonyms: accountant / controller
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