abstracter

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

abstract +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abstracter (plural abstracters)

  1. One who abstracts, or makes an abstract, as in records or documents. [First attested in the late 17th century.][1]
    an abstractor of title
  2. Someone that finds and summarizes information for legal or insurance work.
  3. An accounting clerk who records payroll deductions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ “abstracter” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 10.