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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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Surely the time has come when Channel 4 is called to account for persistently thrusting a microphone under the winning jockey's nose as soon as he or she has passed the winning post.
BRAZIL'S baffling disciplinary procedure was laiS d bare last week when Andres D'Alessandro was called to account for his shameful antics during the Copa Brasil final.
Al Humaidi was moved from the finance to the oil ministry in a bid to spare him from being called to account in parliament after an Islamist MP filed a request to question him last week.
The steward is called to account for his stewardship of the owner's assets.
But there is only one royal who should be called to account - the Queen.
It's about raising children in a country where gays and lesbians are fully part of their families, where prejudice and cruelty are called to account.
While this complaint is not the final answer to impunity, it is recognition that high-ranking officials may well be the worst kind of law-violators and therefore must be called to account not simply by the usual insistence on their resignations but by subjecting them to criminal prosecution.
Some of the corporate scofflaws are being called to account, but that process has not as yet effectively deterred the rampant fraud associated with the program," says Rep.
Indeed,Matthew's gospel says that one day we will be called to account for careless words which we have spoken.