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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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MRS Brown's Boys has shown that when it comes to the supposedly great British public, and even the odd Bafta judge, there's no accounting for taste.
His success proves, among other things, there's no accounting for taste, because Percy Miller (for it is he) hasn't made a good album in years.
Dennis McCarthy has been named ''Best Columnist`` in California three times by the California Newspaper Publishers Association, and 1996 Best Columnist in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Press Club, which just goes to show you there's no accounting for taste.

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