Definition of “expense account” - English Dictionary

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“expense account” in British English

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expense accountnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈspens əˌkaʊnt/ us /ɪkˈspens əˌkaʊnt/

(Definition of “expense account” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“expense account” in American English

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expense accountnoun [ C ]

us /ɪkˈspens əˌkɑʊnt/

an amount of money that employees can spend to travel or buy things related to their jobs and which their employers will pay for

(Definition of “expense account” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“expense account” in Business English

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expense accountnoun [ C ]

uk us HR, ACCOUNTING

an arrangement in which your employer pays for the things you need to buy while doing your job:

I can put this lunch on my expense account.
expense-account fraud

(Definition of “expense account” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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