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Turkish translation of “account for sth”

account for sth

phrasal verb with account     /əˈkaʊnt/ verb
BE PART OF to be part of a total number of something
bir bütünün parçası olmak, bir bölümünü oluşturmak
Oil accounts for 40% of Norway's exports.Numerical relationships
EXPLAIN to be the reason for something, or to explain the reason for something
açıklamak, izah etmek,
She was asked to account for the missing money.Reasons and explanations
(Definition of account for sth from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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