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Meaning of AUDITOR

Pronunciation:  'oditur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who audits accounts
  2. [n]  a student who attends a course but does not take it for credit
  3. [n]  someone who listens attentively

AUDITOR is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: attender, hearer, listener
 See Also: accountant, audience, beholder, comptroller, controller, eavesdropper, educatee, observer, perceiver, pupil, student



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Au"di*tor\, n. [L. auditor, fr. audire. See {Audible},
1. A hearer or listener. --Macaulay.

2. A person appointed and authorized to audit or examine an
   account or accounts, compare the charges with the
   vouchers, examine the parties and witnesses, allow or
   reject charges, and state the balance.

3. One who hears judicially, as in an audience court.

Note: In the United States government, and in the State
      governments, there are auditors of the treasury and of
      the public accounts. The name is also applied to
      persons employed to check the accounts of courts,
      corporations, companies, societies, and partnerships.

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