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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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He said that Murdoch will be sued and will be brought to Australia to answer these questions in the Supreme Court, adding that it was time that the tycoon was brought to account, who tries to dictate what do.
Any other department which displayed as much failure as the department for Work and Pensions would surely be brought to account.
Charities fear Scotland will be disgraced on the world stage for its lack of progress, with ministers brought to account for breaching the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
UEFA have to be brought to account for sure, but so do Liverpool.
Boothy was celebrating with his own fans, not inciting the home supporters, and at times I think referees should be brought to account for decisions.
Meanwhile, the Kiwis have failed in their bid to have three French players brought to account for alleged acts of foul play in Saturday's 20-20 draw in Paris.
When democracy is finally restored, only Zimbabwe's court can determine how Mugabe's regime is brought to account for its atrocities.
It is a national disgrace this project could be so heavily over budget and yet no one has yet been brought to account.
I look forward to seeing an increase in the number of police officers brought to account for incidents and to seeing them reported in the ECHO.
It is clear that the Government is not prepared to listen to the voice of the people and should this situation be allowed to continue, it will be the Labour Party that will be brought to account not OPEC.
But indications last night suggested the United boss would be brought to account for his outburst, after calling into question the integrity of not only Atkinson but Hackett and all top-flight referees.
I think Network Rail's management failed and they should be brought to account for it.