auditor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔːdɪtə(ɹ)/
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Noun[edit]

auditor (plural auditors, feminine auditress)

  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, typically as a member of an audience.
    • 1650, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica: [], 2nd edition, London: [] A. Miller, for Edw[ard] Dod and Nath[aniel] Ekins, [], OCLC 152706203:
      There is another of better notice, and whispered through the world with some attention; credulous and vulgar auditors readily believing it, and more judicious and distinctive heads not altogether rejecting it.
    • 1859, Ferna Vale, Natalie; or, A Gem Among the Sea-Weeds
      Sampson's tongue was still flying with rapidity, as if his auditors had not been void of a number, while Mr. Alboni and Natalie were holding a consultation aside.
    • 1913, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Poison Belt[1]:
      As we crossed the hall the telephone-bell rang, and we were the involuntary auditors of Professor Challenger's end of the ensuing dialogue.
  5. (Scientology) One trained to perform spiritual guidance procedures.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

auditor m

  1. auditor (one who audits bookkeeping accounts)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Doublet of auditør

Noun[edit]

auditor c (singular definite auditoren, plural indefinite auditorer)

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch auditor, from Latin audītor (hearer, auditor). Doublet of oditur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [au̯ˈd̪itɔr]
  • Hyphenation: au‧di‧tor

Noun[edit]

auditor (plural, first-person possessive auditorku, second-person possessive auditormu, third-person possessive auditornya)

  1. auditor:
    1. one who audits bookkeeping accounts
    2. in many jurisdictions, an elected or appointed public official in charge of the public accounts; a comptroller

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From audiō (hear, listen)

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Noun[edit]

audītor m (genitive audītōris); third declension

  1. a hearer
  2. an auditor
  3. a pupil, disciple; a person who listens to teachings
    Synonym: discipulus
  4. (by metonymy) a reader of a book (books were read aloud)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin audītor, audītōrem. Doublet of ouvidor.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. auditor (one who audits bookkeeping accounts)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin audītor, audītōrem. Doublet of oidor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /audiˈtoɾ/, [au̯ðiˈt̪oɾ]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. auditor (one who audits bookkeeping accounts)

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