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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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"We re-iterate our determination to bring to account the very small minority who seek to corrupt cricket."
Security Council and the secretary-general issued (http://www.un.org/sg/statements/index.asp?nid=6528) statements condemning the downing and calling on South Sudan "to immediately carry out an investigation and bring to account those responsible for this act." Ban also extended condolences to the families of the helicopter crew members.
The party said a government pledge to investigate the incident is not enough since protection of the rally is a government responsibility and authorities are duty-bound to unveil the perpetrators and their affiliations, and to bring to account those who were not up to the task of providing security to the march.