Definition of 'bank account'
Example sentences containing 'bank account'
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The bank accounts remain open and are still operative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They took out driving licences in their names which were used as identification to open new bank accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The inspection report said that the department was failing to act on information such as the addresses of people who applied to open bank accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An old friend saved my bacon by warning me not to attempt to return from Australia without first opening a bank account. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Less than half the population deposited money in a bank account in the most recent year; in most countries the proportion is closer to 90 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They say they need money or your bank account details to do this. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They had argued that the dollars deposited in bank accounts should be returned to them as such. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You are also likely to need your bank account details to set up a monthly direct debit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She could not legally work or open a bank account. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You may need legal help to split bank accounts and investments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The fraudster then uses the details to access your online bank account and take your money. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They refuse to accept they are wrong and continue to take money from my bank account. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Victims sent cash to false bank accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How can people open a bank account? Times, Sunday Times (2008)These assets include not only bank accounts but also investments in property and equity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No direct debits have been taken from his bank account either. The Sun (2013)Keep spare cash in bank accounts until their plans are more certain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now how would it feel if you found out that the money deposited in your bank account was stolen money? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The fraudsters were sending money from bank accounts belonging to other people whose personal details they had found on the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Demand from central banks accounted for 16 per cent of total demand in the fourth quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It doesn't take long to party through a big bank account. Christianity Today (2000)To use the payments, people need a bank account. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I had to keep checking my bank account to see what was being stolen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I wondered if sharing a bank account is a bigger step than getting married. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The freelance art critic is accused of renting out her 1.1 million house while claiming benefits and keeping a bank account secret. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The couple would like advice on whether to keep a UK bank account for continuing commitments in this country. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sources said earlier that police launched an investigation two years ago into around 500,000 in cash and securities from unidentified sources being deposited in a bank account. The Sun (2011)Your waistline will get smaller, your bank account will get bigger - and you will feel much better for it. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'bank account'
British English: bank account /bæŋk əˈkaʊnt/ NOUN
A bank account is an arrangement with a bank which allows you to keep your money in the bank and to take some out when you need it.
He had four different bank accounts.
- American English: bank account
- Arabic: حِسَاب بَنْكِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: conta bancária
- Chinese: 银行账户
- Croatian: bankovni račun
- Czech: bankovní účet
- Danish: bankkonto
- Dutch: bankrekening
- European Spanish: cuenta bancaria
- Finnish: pankkitili
- French: compte en banque
- German: Bankkonto
- Greek: τραπεζικός λογαριασμός
- Italian: conto bancario
- Japanese: 銀行口座
- Korean: 은행 계좌
- Norwegian: bankkonto
- Polish: konto bankowe
- European Portuguese: conta bancária
- Romanian: cont bancar
- Russian: банковский счет
- Spanish: cuenta bancaria
- Swedish: bankkonto
- Thai: บัญชีธนาคาร
- Turkish: banka hesabı
- Ukrainian: банківський рахунок
- Vietnamese: tài khoản ngân hàng
Definition of bank account from the Collins English Dictionary
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