accountantship


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accountantship

(əˈkaʊntəntʃɪp)
n
the occupation or post of an accountant
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Noun1.accountantship - the position of accountantaccountantship - the position of accountant    
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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" In Malachy Postelthwayt's Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce, first published in 1751, we learn that in making entries in the journal "lies all the difficulty of account-keeping" because it is in the journal that "the debit and credit are rationally fixed and settled, according to the principles of accountantship" [Postelthwayt, 1751, art.
Postlethwayt argued for the inculcation of knowledge of "the axioms and rational maxims and principles where-upon the whole art of accountantship, as practiced by the most skillful merchants, according to the method of double-entry, is grounded" [1757, p.

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