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Meaning of “bank account” in the English Dictionary

"bank account" in British English

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bank accountnoun [C]

uk   us  
B1 an ​arrangement with a ​bank in which the ​customer puts in and ​removesmoney and the ​bankkeeps a ​record of it

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(Definition of bank account from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bank account" in American English

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bank accountnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbæŋk əˌkaʊnt/
an ​arrangement in which a bank ​keepsyourmoney but makes it ​available to you when you ​want it
(Definition of bank account from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bank account" in Business English

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bank accountnoun [C]

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BANKING an ​arrangement with a ​bank in which the ​customer puts in and ​takes out ​money and the ​bankkeeps a ​record of it: How much is there in your bankaccount? Wages can be ​deposited directly into an employee's bankaccount. open/have/​close a ​bankaccount. My wife and I have a jointbankaccount.
(Definition of bank account from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bank account”
in Arabic حِساب مَصْرِفيّ…
in Korean 은행 계좌…
in Portuguese conta bancária…
in Catalan compte bancari…
in Japanese 銀行預金口座…
in Chinese (Simplified) 银行账户…
in Turkish banka hesabı…
in Russian счет в банке…
in Chinese (Traditional) 銀行帳戶…
in Italian conto bancario…
in Polish rachunek bankowy, konto bankowe…
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