checking accountnoun [ C ]uk /ˈtʃek.ɪŋ əˌkaʊnt/ us /ˈtʃek.ɪŋ əˌkaʊnt/ US UK current account
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- Child or not, James Holden had been running a checking account by mail for a number of years which could be used as evidence of his good faith and ability.
- With his first check he opened a pay-by-the-item, no-minimum-balance checking account.
- Yes, you could do something with one thousand dollars put into a checking account, and fourteen thousand more waiting behind that on a certificate of deposit.