savings account Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"savings account" in British English

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savings accountnoun [C]

uk   us   (UK also deposit account)
an ​account in a ​bank or ​similarfinancialorganization that ​earnsinterest
(Definition of savings account from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"savings account" in American English

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savings accountnoun [C]

 us   /ˈseɪ·vɪŋz əˌkɑʊnt/
an account in a ​bank or ​similarfinancialorganization that ​earns interest (= a ​kind of ​profit)
(Definition of savings account from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"savings account" in Business English

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savings accountnoun [C]

uk   us   (also saving account) BANKING
a ​bankaccount which ​earnsinterest on the ​moneykept in it: Students are being encouraged to open a ​savingsaccount and ​manage their ​money. an instant-access/high-interest ​savingsaccount
(Definition of savings account from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “savings account”
in Chinese (Simplified) 储蓄账户…
in Chinese (Traditional) 儲蓄帳戶…
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