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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
accountAn 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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