auditor

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman auditour, from Latin audītor ‎(hearer, auditor).

Noun[edit]

auditor ‎(plural auditors)

  1. One who audits bookkeeping accounts.
  2. In many jurisdictions, an elected or appointed public official in charge of the public accounts; a comptroller.
  3. One who audits an academic course; who attends the lectures but does not earn academic credit.
  4. (rare) One who listens as a member of an audience
  5. (Scientology) One trained to perform spiritual guidance procedures.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From audiō ‎(hear, listen)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

audītor m ‎(genitive audītōris); third declension

  1. A hearer.
  2. An auditor
  3. A pupil, disciple; a person who listens to teachings.
  4. (by metonymy) A reader of a book. (Books were read aloud.)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative audītor audītōrēs
genitive audītōris audītōrum
dative audītōrī audītōribus
accusative audītōrem audītōrēs
ablative audītōre audītōribus
vocative audītor audītōrēs

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Verb[edit]

audītor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of audiō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of audiō

References[edit]

  • auditor” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • auditor” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to attend Plato's lectures: audire Platonem, auditorem esse Platonis
  • auditor” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

auditor m (plural auditores, feminine auditora, feminine plural auditoras)

  1. auditor (one who audits bookkeeping accounts)

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

auditor m ‎(plural auditores, feminine auditora)

  1. auditor (one who audits bookkeeping accounts)