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comptroller

[kuhn-troh-ler; spelling pronunciation komp-troh-ler]
noun
controller ( def 1 ).

Origin:
by confusion with compt

comptrollership, noun
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comptroller (kənˈtrəʊlə)
 
n
a variant spelling of controller, used esp as a title of any of various financial executives
 
comp'trollership
 
n

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comptroller
c.1500, variant of controller, with bad spelling due to infl. of Fr. compte "an account."
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