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account

noun
 
/əˈkaʊnt/
A1 an arrangement with a bank to keep your money there: I put the money into my account.
a description of something that happened: They gave different accounts of the event.
take something into account/take account of something to think about something when judging a situation: We will take everyone’s opinion into account before making a decision. A good architect takes account of the building’s surroundings.
(Definition of account from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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