1 a person who directs, regulates, or restrains
2 (Also called)
comptroller a business executive or government officer who is responsible for financial planning, control, etc.
3 the equipment concerned with controlling the operation of an electrical device
n a variant spelling of →
2 esp as a title of any of various financial executives esp as a title of any of various financial executives
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