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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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SDSM said they had no intention to settle accounts with the public and state administration.
The Israeli State Prosecutor's Office said in a statement, "The trial was presented as an attempt to settle accounts with an innocent man because of his political activities.
Zach-Parkett has to repay another EUR 3 million to suppliers and has to settle accounts with up to 1,000 creditors.
With the new solution, lenders and their attorneys and vendors can settle accounts payable and receivable quicker and with fewer errors than when manually toggling between accounting and invoicing systems, according to ISGN.
On his return, they must have had several meetings to settle accounts.
A carefully textured reflection on the conflicts embodied in contempo Moroccan society, "Burned Hearts" centers on a young architect who returns from Paris to his birthplace in Fez, hoping to settle accounts with his dying uncle and free himself from painful memories.
As credit card firms push up the cost of borrowing for those who fail to settle accounts promptly, Abbey Credit Cards says that 7.
The reasons for this are clear: Democrats are seeking to take advantage of voter discontent with the cost and restrictions of private health insurance plans in order to settle accounts with the insurers for their refusal to support the Democrats' universal health proposal in 1994 and to undermine Republicans for their unwillingness to engage Democrats in the writing of the MMA in 2003.
to could settle accounts with them, tell how much I loved them
Sell orders were limited because institutional investors refrained from decreasing their bond-holdings before they settle accounts in the business year ending on March 31, dealers said.
operators) may travel overseas on a regular basis to settle accounts in person with their contacts.
A service begun in March enables them to check the use of parking space in the past year when they settle accounts with corporate cards.