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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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According to the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA), Wednesday, the number of registered accountants in the big four accounting firms is 5,196.
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