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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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The presidential spokesman also described the former president as the grand patron of corruption who he said is afraid that he may be called to account for his acts.
Now, it is being called to account from a quarter that may have a bit more clout - its financial backers.
We are all called to account in our various jobs and lives.
The prosecutions of 95 miners collapsed amid suggestion of a cover-up by senior police officers, but no one was ever called to account.
I hope that after the referendum, whichever side wins, the likes of Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson will be called to account.
The threat of a trade embargo imposed by Hardcastle sees acting boss Gordon backed into a corner, and Harry called to account. Drama, with Jeremy Piven.
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#BrandVandals by Stephen Waddington, cowritten with Steve Earl, was published last week by Bloomsbury and explores how organisations are being called to account by consumers via social forms of media, and what they can do about it.
All of which is good news and a clear sign the billion pound parking industry is finally being called to account.
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