account

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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 will use our voice to help strengthen the Council, to support countries working to improve their human rights record, and to call to account nations that commit serious and systematic violations against their citizens.
NNA - 28/12/2011 - Deputy Jamal al-Jarrah solicited Prime Minister Najib Mikati to call to account Defense Minister Fayez Ghosn for the information he declared regarding the presence of El-Qaeda members in Arsal village.
He would not say, however, whether the prime minister or defense minister are among the officials the bloc plans to call to account if the multi-billion-dollar deal to purchase between 14 and 28 Rafale jets goes ahead.