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noun [countable] American checking account pronunciation in American English /ˈtʃekɪŋ əˌkaʊnt/
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singularchecking account
pluralchecking accounts
  1. a bank account in which you keep money that you can take whenever you want, using your checkbook or debit card. The British word is current account.
    See also savings account

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