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There was only £50 in his bank account.
an overdrawn account (=one from which you have taken more money than you have put in)
How do I open an account (=start having an account) with your bank?
The accounts showed a loss of £498 million.
I have an account with Marks and Spencer.
a brief account of the meeting
He was too shocked to give a clear account of events.
an eyewitness account of a brutal beating
Compensation awards take into account the pain and suffering caused to the victim.
If you take inflation into account, we actually spend less now.
A good transport strategy must take account of the environmental issues.
This is the British English definition of account. View American English definition of account.
old and in bad condition, or no longer effective
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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