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English definition of “margin account”

margin account

noun [C]    
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET an account that holds a client's assets for a broker as the margin that protects the broker from loss
(Definition of margin account noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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