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bank account

an account with a bank.
balance standing to the credit of a depositor at a bank.
Also called, British, banking account.
Origin of bank account
1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for bank account
  • The street as a playground is a heavy contributor to the undertaker's bank account in more than one way.
  • Life itself is of little value compared with even the leanest bank account.
  • Measuring misery by one's bank account and tax return sometimes misses the point.
  • The music industry is no longer blessed with a multi-billion dollar bank account.
  • Traveling doesn't always have to put a strain on your bank account.
  • Counseling, medication and training did nothing except empty our bank account.
  • The money you have in your bank account is not actually there--there's no box with your name on it and dollar bills inside.
  • Campus bookstores are charging incredibly high prices for the books, emptying the average students bank account.
  • One bank account and another bank account are both bank accounts.
  • They get income once or twice a year, after the harvest, and then they have no bank account to put it into.
British Dictionary definitions for bank account

bank account

an account created by the deposit of money at a bank by a customer
the amount of moneys credited or debited to a depositor at a bank
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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