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charge account

an account, especially in retailing, that permits a customer to buy merchandise and be billed for it at a later date.
Origin of charge account
1900-05, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for charge account
  • They supply their bank books which are not joint accounts and their charge account statements that are in their individual names.
  • All accounts established online are automatically enrolled in auto-charge account replenishment.
  • Charge customers should write their charge account number or their credit card number.
  • Of course, you have to be ruthless when it comes time to apply the offsetting income to the charge account.
  • Buy something on time at a major store or open a local department store charge account and pay your bills promptly.
  • Bills of sale, canceled checks, charge account records and insurance evaluations are good evidence.
British Dictionary definitions for charge account

charge account

another term for credit account
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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