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English definition of “account”

account

noun [C] (BANK)    /əˈkaʊnt/ (also bank account)
B1 an arrangement with a bank to keep your money there and to allow you to take it out when you need to: I've opened an account with a building society. I paid the money into my account this morning.UK She paid the cheque into her account.US She deposited the check in her account. I need to draw some money out of my account.Banks and bank accounts
(Definition of account noun (BANK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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