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account,

n a basic storage unit in an accounting system. Individual accounts accept debit and credit entries that reflect the different types of transactions made by the practice.
account book,
n a book in which the financial transactions of a business or profession are entered. Such books may be admitted as evidence.
account, open,
n a straightforward arrangement between the dental provider and the patient for the handling of financial payments due the dental provider and owed by the patient.
account, payable,
n a dollar amount owed to creditors for items or services purchased from them.
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For example, in the case of settling accounts for stock exchange transactions it has been believed it would take at least three days.
We are paying the bills of the lost decades; it is the season of settling accounts.
In October, Iran called on the regional countries to use their national currencies in lieu of dollar and euro in settling accounts for implementing their projects.
All four tales were cleverly told, starting with Settling Accounts in which successful author Brian Cronin (Chris Gardner) has his business manager Billy Fox (Chris Pomlett) at gunpoint demanding to know what's happened to his personal fortune.
is 100 percent of Chechen making and it's an operation of settling accounts (among Chechens)," Tamim said.
Investigations showed that the two suspects pretended to run a business settling accounts of hotel vouchers issued by the travel agency.