Definition of 'account'
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The result is that many banks refuse to give business accounts to marijuana growers and sellers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He gives an amusing account of the vigorous campaign against his hospital closure programme. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The money left my account but there was no indication of where it had ended up. The Sun (2017)Designer shoes and lavish parties for clients were all chalked up to the company account. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Consumer spending accounts for about two thirds of national output. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The stats take into account the match situation. The Sun (2017)If that app is the work of the dark lord, then surely popcorn must also be credited to his account? Times, Sunday Times (2017)He would have taken four things into account once he had decided that it was a foul, which it was. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If you can tie up your money for a while, fixed-term accounts tend to pay more. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The EU still accounts for nearly three-quarters of all exports. The Sun (2016)Tens of thousands of people were killed and vast numbers are still not accounted for. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This chapter outlines the main financial reports included in the annual report and accounts of a business. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)But the focus is to give a good account of ourselves. The Sun (2016)To exclude identifiable client money in house accounts from the distribution regime ran counter to that policy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No sane businessman would entrust his pupil with the company accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The majority of complaints concerned difficulties in opening and closing accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This arrangement of the lower end is necessary on two accounts. Moby Dick (1901) Credit accounts for restaurants will soon be a thing of the past. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We will settle accounts with them when the time comes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The two years she has spent in custody will be taken into account. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Running a church accounting department requires a variety of skills. Christianity Today (2000)Somewhere amid all this we heard a moving account of her battle with bulimia. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It handles two billion messages a day and accounts for a fifth of messaging traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The terms and conditions allow it to charge any bank account it has on your file. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She will also need to show detailed accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)France still accounts for one quarter of foreign investment in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Set up a business bank account at your local branch. The Sun (2014)Both these accounts lock your money away unless you close the accounts of pay a penalty. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Free bets for opening accounts will be rife. The Sun (2011)She has yet to detect any collapse but it will be a year before any trend shows in company accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One outcome of the secrecy at the first trial was that the media was only able to give partial accounts of the case. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If your current account is usually in credit, you should look for the account that pays the highest interest. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My mother-in-law had recently had a long stay in hospital and we were unable to access her accounts to pay bills. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'account'
British English: account /əˈkaʊnt/ NOUN
report An account is a written or spoken report of something that has happened.
She gave a detailed account of what happened.
- American English: account report
- Arabic: بَيَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: relato
- Chinese: 报告
- Croatian: izvješće
- Czech: zpráva
- Danish: redegørelse
- Dutch: verslag rapport
- European Spanish: explicación justificación
- Finnish: selvitys
- French: compte-rendu
- German: Bericht
- Greek: αναφορά
- Italian: resoconto
- Japanese: 説明
- Korean: 보고
- Norwegian: redegjørelse
- Polish: opis raport
- European Portuguese: relato
- Romanian: descriere
- Russian: отчет
- Spanish: informe rendición de cuentas
- Swedish: redogörelse (n)
- Thai: รายงาน การบรรยาย
- Turkish: ifade
- Ukrainian: звіт
- Vietnamese: bản báo cáo
British English: account /əˈkaʊnt/ NOUN
at bank If you have an account with a bank, you leave money with the bank and take it out when you need it.
Have you got a savings account?
- American English: account in bank
- Arabic: حِسَاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: conta bancária
- Chinese: 账户
- Croatian: račun
- Czech: účet
- Danish: konto
- Dutch: rekening in bank
- European Spanish: cuenta contabilidad
- Finnish: pankkitili
- French: compte
- German: Konto
- Greek: λογαριασμός
- Italian: conto
- Japanese: 預金口座
- Korean: 은행 계좌
- Norwegian: konto
- Polish: konto
- European Portuguese: conta
- Romanian: cont
- Russian: банковский счет
- Spanish: cuenta operación aritmética
- Swedish: konto
- Thai: บัญชีเงินฝาก
- Turkish: hesap banka
- Ukrainian: рахунок
- Vietnamese: tài khoản
Definition of account from the Collins English Dictionary
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