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bank account

noun
1.
an account with a bank.
2.
balance standing to the credit of a depositor at a bank.
Also called, British, banking account.
Origin of bank account
1790-1800
1790-1800
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  • The girl who saves has a freedom of action unknown to the girl who has never had a bank account.

    The Canadian Girl at Work Marjory MacMurchy
  • The offspring of a liaison between a bald head and a bank account.

    The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
  • One cannot wonder that there were occasional deficits in the bank account at Lindsey Row.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Wrote a book in which he described your bank account and told how you paid your bills.

  • Dr. Harpes' ambitions grew with her bank account, and among them there was one which began to take the shape of a fixed purpose.

    The Lady Doc Caroline Lockhart
British Dictionary definitions for bank account

bank account

noun
1.
an account created by the deposit of money at a bank by a customer
2.
the amount of moneys credited or debited to a depositor at a bank
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