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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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"From the person who gave the order, to the person who carried it out, they must all be brought to account."
This is a political gesture and those responsible for misdirecting these funds should be brought to account.
"Those responsible for these and other atrocities in Syria, whoever and wherever they are, must one day be brought to account," he said.
Mulki, who was addressing the Higher Civil Defence Council at a meeting he chaired at the interior ministry, said authorities should be brought to account for not doing enough in case of a crisis that negligence, not poor infrastructure, is blamed for.
I think those who were the architects of wasting PS53m pound, should be brought to account.
He, however, said that those fired on protesting employees would be indentified by video footage and brought to account.
"There is no place for such conduct at any sporting fixtures and we are continuing with our enquiries to ensure that those who we believe behaved in an unacceptable manner are brought to account for their actions."
Expressing positive expectations for the outcome of the June general election, Saygyly hopes the post-election period will mark the end of AK Party rule and the beginning of the reconstruction of Turkey, a time when all "thieves" will be brought to account for their crimes under the principles of international law, rather than in a spirit of revenge.
The club released a statement vowing to work with both police and Wrexham so the culprits are "brought to account to pay for their actions".
"The Inspector General of the National Police Service should investigate the information and allegation of criminal conduct and ensure those responsible are brought to account for their utterances," Mr Mboya said.
Palmer accused Murdoch of telling his reporters what to write and said he needed to be brought to account, the report said.