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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 between a user and another entity such as a computer, website or financial organization. See user account, guest account and account number.
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An influential committee of MPs said ratings would be dramatically altered if they took into account other factors beyond the schools' control.
And while the robot was the primary focus of attention during the development program, the Fanuc engineers took into account the fact that a robot wouldn't be working by itself painting automotive exteriors, that it would be part of a system of multiple robots, working in a booth.
In soliciting contributions to the Centennial Issue from the NIST staff, I took into account the fact that metrology requires a system of units in terms of which measurement results can be expressed.