Übersetzung von “account” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounaccount /əˈkaʊnt/
countable a report
compte-rendu masculine

a detailed account of events
un compte-rendu détaillé des événements

Witnesses gave an account of what they saw.
Les témoins ont fait un compte-rendu de ce qu'ils ont vu.
countable a bank account
compte masculine

to open an account
ouvrir un compte

a savings/checking account
un compte épargne/courant
countable an agreement with a company to pay later
compte masculine

Put it on my account.
Mettez le sur mon compte.
pluralofficial financial records
comptes masculine plural

company accounts
les comptes d'une société
by all accounts
according to most people
d'après l'opinion générale

It is, by all accounts, a simple system to use.
C'est, d'après l'opinion générale, un système facile d'utilisation.
on account of
because of
en raison de

He stopped working on account of his illness.
Il a cessé de travailler en raison de sa maladie.
on sb's account
because of or for sb
à cause de

Please, don't leave on my account.
Je vous en prie, ne partez pas à cause de moi.
take into account
to consider when judging
prendre en considération/compte

They did not take staffing costs into account.
Ils n'ont pas pris en considération les frais de personnel.


verb phrasal account: account for /əˈkaʊnt/
to represent

Minnesota accounts for more than 50% of U.S. corn production.
Le Minnesota représente plus de 50% de la production de maïs des Etats-Unis.
to explain or to be the reason for

This may account for his illness.
Cela peut expliquer sa maladie.

(Übersetzung von “account” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /əˈkaunt/

an arrangement by which a person keeps his or her money in a bank

I have (opened) an account with the local bank.

a statement of money owing

Send me an account.of the money which I owe.

a description or explanation (of something that has happened)

He gave us a full account of his holiday.

an arrangement by which a person makes a regular (eg monthly) payment instead of paying at the time of buying

I have an account at Smiths.

(usually in plural) a record of money received and spent

compte rendu
You must keep your accounts in order
(also adjective) an account book.
accountancy noun

the work of an accountant

He is studying accountancy at university.
accountant noun

a keeper or inspector of (financial) accounts

He employs an accountant to deal with his income tax.
account for

to give a reason for; to explain

rendre compte de
I can account for the mistake.
on account of

because of

à cause de
She stayed indoors on account of the bad weather.
on my/his (etc) account

because of me, him etc or for my, his etc sake

à cause de
You don’t have to leave early on my account.
on no account

not for any reason

en aucun cas
On no account, must you open that door.
take (something) into account ( take account of (something))

to consider (something which is part of the problem etc)

tenir compte de
We must take his illness into account when assessing his work.

(Übersetzung von “account” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)