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account

1. 
a. a regular client or customer, esp a firm that purchases commodities on credit
b. an area of business assigned to another
2. on account
a. on credit
b. as partial payment
3. settle or square accounts with to pay or receive a balance due

account

An established relationship for some purpose such as identifying a user on a computer or making financial transactions. See user account, guest account and account number.
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Packaged bank accounts offer extra benefits, such as insurance and cheaper overdrafts, but charge a fee in return.
Basic bank account customers will now also be offered services on the same terms as other current accounts that the banks provide, including access to all the standard over-thecounter services at bank branches and at the Post Office, as well as access to the ATM network.
Basic bank accounts, which are already offered by several banks, are often handed out to people with a poor credit history.
One the requirements of the order is that he makes police aware of any bank accounts he holds.
A signed document was presented to the court by the victim, 39, which professed to offer him sole access to the aforementioned company bank account and promised not to use the money for any other purpose.
Full transactional capability: all types of payment use cases directly from a bank account.
In markets like South Korea and Japan, typically 90% of adults or more have a bank account, while in emerging markets like Kenya, the portion ranges from 25% to 60%," Bokun added.
On the other hand, Shaikh Ayesha Al Khalifa explained that regarding families eligible under the new criteria and who had not previously been registered in the system and who number 6527, the Ministry of Finance is still waiting for bank replies in order to tally their bank account numbers with CPR numbers, and she expressed hope that they will receive their payment before the blessed Eid Al-Fitr.
Summary: British pensions will not be paid into Cypriot bank accounts for the foreseeable future and expats are advised to open UK accounts.
This is a practical measure to ensure that payments reach our customers promptly, and we are not advising these customers to close their Cypriot bank accounts.
Although lack of money and expense are common reasons for not owning a bank account across all income groups, these reasons become less dominant as income rises.
The defrauded man explained that the offender had accused him of giving money to terrorists via his bank account and requested money to make the problem go away, promising that it would later be returned.