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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 company said that Warid Pesa was launched to meet growing demand for mobile payments in Uganda and provides a prepaid account that enables customers to perform e-money transactions, pay for goods and services as well as settle accounts.
Industry sources say that all domestic PTW makers settle accounts with distributors in September.
He vowed to step down in case of revenge to settle accounts after the downfall of the Libyan regime.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who said during his balcony speech after Sunday's elections that he did not want to settle accounts with anybody, has given start to a new era and taken a step to ease the tension in politics.
The lost decades have increased the number of those living below the poverty line or close to it; those who are unemployed; those who feel desperate, spiteful, miserable, and marginalized; those searching for an opportunity to get revenge and settle accounts; those who tasted prison and came back with broken bones, battered spirits, and fewer teeth.
"Some politicians expect to settle accounts with the new government using teachers' discontent, but we won't allow this.
SDSM said they had no intention to settle accounts with the public and state administration.
The prosecution dropped the most serious charges, which leaves him facing a maximum prison sentence of 10 years.The Israeli State Prosecutor's Office said in a statement, "The trial was presented as an attempt to settle accounts with an innocent man because of his political activities.
Zach-Parkett has to repay another EUR 3 million to suppliers and has to settle accounts with up to 1,000 creditors.
With the new solution, lenders and their attorneys and vendors can settle accounts payable and receivable quicker and with fewer errors than when manually toggling between accounting and invoicing systems, according to ISGN.
Following an introduction by the editor (1-10), this volume contains the following essays: Yair Lipshitz, "The Stage as a Space for Midrash: Theatre and the Jewish Hermeneutic Project" (11-24); Linda Ben-Zvi, "'The Sins of the Fathers': Third Generation American Jewish Playwrights Settle Accounts" (25-38); Dorit Yerushalmi, "The 'Opposing' Director: A New Perspective on the 'Jewish Theatre' of Yossi Yzraely" (39-58); Seth L.
The Russians, already alarmed by the eastward NATO expansion and Washington's Polish-based missile defense screen, are in no mood to see Georgia settle accounts with its rebel provinces, South Ossetia and Abkhazia on the Black Sea.