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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.