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savings account

noun
1.
a bank account on which interest is paid, traditionally one for which a bankbook is used to record deposits, withdrawals, and interest payments.
Compare checking account.
Origin of savings account
1910-1915
1910-15
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  • As for Pant, he, for the first time in his life, had a savings account.

    White Fire Roy J. Snell
  • Buy the life insurance as life insurance and put your savings into a savings account.

  • You have no idea how much weight the local banker carries in his character-reference of folks with a savings account.

    The Fourth R George Oliver Smith
  • They worked for it and put every penny that could be spared into a savings account.

  • I'll order silver mugs to-morrow, and start a savings account for each baby.

    Desert Conquest A. M. Chisholm
British Dictionary definitions for savings account

savings account

noun
1.
an account at a bank that accumulates interest
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