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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 for some purpose such as identifying a user on a computer or making financial transactions. See user account, guest account and account number.
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He also noted that while in the summer of 2009 the settled accounts for EU funding were less than 1% of the whole sum, a year later the amount has reached 8%.
While 1,628 companies settled accounts on March 31, 1,501 firms, or 92.
Actual settlement letters from lending sources detail real-world experiences of settled accounts, showing the actual savings in each case.