Translation of "account" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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accountnoun

uk /əˈkaʊnt/ us /əˈkaʊnt/

account noun (BANK)

B1 [ C ] also bank account an arrangement with a bank to keep your money there and to allow you to take it out when you need to

账户,户头
I've opened an account with a building society. 我在房屋互助协会开了个账户。
I paid the money into my account this morning. 今天上午我把钱存入了我的账户。
UK She paid the cheque into her account. 她把支票存入了账户。
US She deposited the check in her account.
I need to draw some money out of my account. 我得从我的账户上取出一些钱来。

More examples

  • I was relieved to see from my statement that my account was in credit.
  • I closed that bank account when I came to London.
  • The account was in debit at the end of the month.
  • To open an account, you need to make a minimum deposit of $500.
  • Alison drew some money out of her account to pay for our trip.

account noun (REPORT)

B2 [ C ] a written or spoken description of an event

报道;报告;记述;描述
She gave a thrilling account of her life in the jungle. 她把在丛林中生活的经历描述得惊险刺激。
He kept a detailed account of the suspect's movements. 他详细记录了犯罪嫌疑人的一举一动。
Several eyewitnesses' accounts differed considerably from the official version of events. 几个目击者对于事件的叙述和官方的说法有很大出入。
by/from all accounts

C1 as said by most people

根据各方面所说;据说;大家都说
By all accounts, San Francisco is a city that's easy to fall in love with. 人人都说旧金山是个很容易令人倾心的城市。
by your own account

If something is true by your own account, what you say is true although you have not proved it.

据(某人)自己所说
By his own account, he's quite wealthy. 他自称很富有。

More examples

  • She gave a clear, factual account of the attack.
  • The book is a work of fiction and not intended as a historical account.
  • The foregoing account was written 50 years after the incident.
  • She gave a hair-raising account of her escape through the desert.
  • She gave a clear and lucid account of her plans for the company's future.

account noun (REASON)

on account of sth formal

More examples

  • Dinner was somewhat delayed on account of David's rather tardy arrival.
  • There are three factors to take into account: firstly cost, secondly time, and thirdly staff.
  • Please don't go to any bother on my account.
  • Both his first and second wife divorced him on account of his womanizing.
  • The jury must take into account any mitigating circumstances presented by the defense, such as previous good character.

B2 because of something

由于,因为
He doesn't drink alcohol on account of his poor health. 出于健康原因,他不喝酒。

account noun (BUSINESS)

[ C ] an agreement with a shop or business that allows you to buy things and pay for them later

赊销账;赊欠账;赊购
Could you put it on/charge it to my account (= can I pay for it later), please? 把这笔钱记在我的(赊购)账上好吗?
Do you have an account at this store/with us, madam? 女士,你在我们商店有赊购账户吗?
Could you please pay/settle your account in full (= give us all the money you owe us)? 您可以把赊的账全结清吗?

[ C ] a customer who does business with a company

客户;主顾
If the advertising agency loses this account, it will make a big dent in their profits. 如果该广告公司丢掉了统一啤酒公司这个客户,他们的利润就会锐减。

account noun (IMPORTANCE)

be of no/little account formal

to not be important

不重要;无足轻重
It's of no account to me whether he comes or not. 他来不来对我来说都无关紧要。
His opinion is of little account to me. 对我来说,他的意见无足轻重。

accountverb [ T + obj + noun/adj ]

uk /əˈkaʊnt/ us /əˈkaʊnt/ formal

account verb [ T + obj + noun/adj ] (JUDGE)

to think of someone or something in the stated way

认为是;视为
She was accounted a genius by all who knew her work. 所有知道她作品的人都认为她是个天才。
Synonym

(Translation of “account” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)