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Spanish translation of “account”

account

noun /əˈkaunt/
an arrangement by which a person keeps his or her money in a bank
cuenta
I have (opened) an account with the local bank.
a statement of money owing
factura
Send me an account of the money which I owe.
a description or explanation (of something that has happened)
relato
He gave us a full account of his visit to Vienna.
an arrangement by which a person makes a regular (eg monthly) payment instead of paying at the time of buying
cuenta
I have an account at Smiths.
(usually in plural) a record of money received and spent
cuentas
You must keep your accounts in order (also adjective) an account book.
accountable adjective responsible for your actions and willing to explain them
Responsable
He was held accountable for the disappearance of the money.
accountability noun
Responsabilidad
He has accountability for the company’s business activity in Holland.
accountancy noun the work of an accountant
contabilidad
He is studying accountancy at university.
accountant noun a keeper or inspector of (financial) accounts
contable
He employs an accountant to deal with his tax affairs.
account for phrasal verb to give a reason for; to explain
dar explicaciones
I can account for the mistake.
by all accounts according to what other people say
Segun todos
By all accounts, it was a very useful meeting.
on account of because of
a causa de, debido a
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
por mi, su etc causa
You don’t have to leave early on my account.
on no account not for any reason
bajo ningún concepto
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)
tomar en consideración, tener en cuenta
We must take his illness into account when assessing his work.
(Definition of account from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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