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checking account

noun [C] uk   US ( UK current account) us  
a bank account that you can take money from at any time and that usually earns little or no interest
Translations of “checking account”
in Chinese (Traditional) 活期存款帳戶, 往來帳戶…
in Russian текущий счет…
in Turkish cari hesap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活期存款账户, 往来账户…
in Polish rachunek oszczędnościowo-rozliczeniowy…
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