Accoucheuse Accountability

Account

Meanings and phrases

account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a record or narrative description of past events; history; chronicle; story
  2. a short account of the news; report; news report; story; write up
  3. a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services; business relationship
  4. a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; explanation
  5. importance or value
  6. grounds; score
  7. a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; accounting; account statement
  8. the quality of taking advantage
  9. an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; bill; invoice
  10. the act of informing by verbal report; report

account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something
  2. keep an account of; calculate
  3. furnish a justifying analysis or explanation; answer for
  4. to give an account or representation of in words; report; describe

account book

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; ledger; leger; book of account; book

account executive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business; account representative; registered representative; customer's broker; customer's man

account for

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be the reason or explanation for
  2. give reasons for

account payable

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit; payable

account representative

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business; account executive; registered representative; customer's broker; customer's man

account statement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; account; accounting

allowance account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets; valuation reserve; valuation account; allowance

audited account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA; audit

bank account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fund that a customer has entrusted to a bank and from which the customer can make withdrawals
E.g.
  • At that time, the PBR's bank account held $8,000.
  • Less than 5 percent of Cameroonians have access to a bank account.
  • Along with the pictures are bank account numbers and German names.

book of account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; ledger; leger; account book; book

brokerage account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fund that a customer has entrusted to a securities brokerage

capital account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's outflow and inflow of financial securities
  2. (finance) an account of the net value of a business at a specified date

cash account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an account with a securities brokerage whose transactions are settled on a cash basis

charge account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. credit extended by a business to a customer; credit account; open account

charge account credit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time; open-end credit; revolving credit

checking account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand; chequing account; current account

chequing account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand; checking account; current account

control account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an account that shows totals of amounts entered in a subsidiary ledger

credit account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. credit extended by a business to a customer; charge account; open account

current account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand; checking account; chequing account
  2. that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's exports and imports of goods and services and transfer payments
E.g.
  • This is to be contrasted with enormous current account deficits.
  • As a result, Djibouti's current account balance has been in deficit.
  • The current account grew from 0.7% of GDP in FY2002 to 3.3% at FY2005.

custodial account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a brokerage firm account that parents have created for a minor

deposit account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a savings account in which the deposit is held for a fixed term or in which withdrawals can be made only after giving notice or with loss of interest; time deposit account

dormant account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a savings account showing no activity (other than posting interest) for some specified period

expense account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an account to which salespersons or executives can charge travel and entertainment expenses; travel and entertainment account

giro account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an account at a post office that can be used in similar ways to an account at a bank
n.
  1. a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred; IRA

margin account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an account with a securities brokerage in which the broker extends credit

open account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. credit extended by a business to a customer; credit account; charge account
  2. an unpaid credit order

passbook savings account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a savings account in which deposits and withdrawals are recorded in the depositor's passbook

pension account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement; pension plan; retirement plan; retirement savings plan; retirement savings account; retirement account; retirement program

profit and loss account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an account compiled at the end of an accounting period to show gross and net profit or loss; profit and loss

reserve account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. funds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments; reserve fund

retirement account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement; pension plan; pension account; retirement plan; retirement savings plan; retirement savings account; retirement program
n.
  1. a plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement; pension plan; pension account; retirement plan; retirement savings plan; retirement account; retirement program

revolving charge account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a charge account that does not have to be paid to zero balance

savings account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bank account that accumulates interest
E.g.
  • TFSA (disambiguation) A TFSA is a tax-free savings account.
  • Most banks will, however, set this limit to $0 for debit cards issued to their customers which are linked to their checking or savings account.
  • It established uniformity in the disclosure of terms and conditions regarding interest and fees when giving out information on or opening a new savings account.

savings account trust

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary; savings bank trust; trust account; trustee account; Totten trust

short account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a brokerage account of someone who sells short (sells securities he does not own)
  2. the aggregate of short sales on an open market

suspense account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an account used temporarily to carry doubtful receipts and disbursements or discrepancies pending their analysis and permanent classification

take account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be fully aware of; realize fully; appreciate
E.g.
  • The system does not take account of surface treatment.
  • Such identification from the output, however, cannot take account of unobservable dynamics.
  • The examinations changed with time to take account of advances in medicine and medical education.

take into account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something; allow
E.g.
  • Such analyses do not take into account future reserve growth.
  • Brock did not take into account that Little Rock is a small city.
  • The BMI also fails to take into account loss of height through ageing.

theoretical account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; model; framework

time deposit account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a savings account in which the deposit is held for a fixed term or in which withdrawals can be made only after giving notice or with loss of interest; deposit account
n.
  1. an account to which salespersons or executives can charge travel and entertainment expenses; expense account

trust account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary; savings account trust; savings bank trust; trustee account; Totten trust

trustee account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary; savings account trust; savings bank trust; trust account; Totten trust

valuation account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets; valuation reserve; allowance; allowance account

written account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events; written record
E.g.
  • The first written account of a game played was on October 15, 1862, on the Montreal Cricket Grounds.
  • The local springs had been discovered hundreds of years ago; the first written account dates back to 1522.
  • The earliest mention of the Hadza in a written account is in German explorer Oscar Baumann's "Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle" (1894).

taken into account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is not taken into account by the above table.
  • Then (the expression for δ is taken into account).
  • Qualifying rounds are not taken into account.

taking into account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • PSNR-HVS-M improves on PSNR-HVS by additionally taking into account visual masking.
  • These sites will be air-conditioned taking into account the comfort and safety of passengers.
  • Delegates make decisions as they think is best, taking into account technical criteria and consensus.

own account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • [see Tischendorf Lesebuch, Tischendorf's own account].
  • He then farmed with his father, and on his own account.
  • A parent first registers their own account.

takes into account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It takes into account all aspects of life," she explains.
  • It takes into account the nonlinearity of the brain-to-body relationship.
  • The MPR only takes into account the microscopic particles between 0.3 and 1 µm.

detailed account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A detailed account of these will be found in the article Canonical Hours.
  • Plutarch gives a detailed account of it, with a lively picture of the palace.
  • A highly detailed account of the plot and the assassination is provided by Suetonius.

not account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Quantum mechanics does not account for these features of reality.
  • However, growth rate alone does not account for observed fractionation.
  • Numerical error analysis generally does not account for cancellation error.

named on account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Big Island was so named on account of its size.
  • The area was so named on account of its lofty elevation.
  • Rocky Run was so named on account of its rocky character.

wrote an account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dampier wrote an account of the visit.
  • George Augustus Sala wrote an account of Evans's Supper Rooms in 1852.
  • Thomas Helsby, a clerk in the employ of Vernet, wrote an account of the murders.

account when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Andersen protested against Manus' account when it was published.
  • that must be taken into account when identifying safety measures that must be taken.
  • This has to be taken into account when categorizing and discussing archaeological ceramics.

published an account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Spencer published an account of his style in 1963.
  • Simart published an account of the indictment of the Vandive family.
  • In 1857 he published an account of the rocks and fossils of Uitenhage.

took into account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • If plans took into account neglected groups, the cost would be higher.
  • The Eastern High Court's original fines took into account the repeated warning the association had been given.
  • As Gorbachev himself declared:  “The new thinking took into account and absorbed the conclusions and demands of .

fictionalized account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • was a fictionalized account of the rape of his daughter that occurred in Manhattan in 1983.
  • A fictionalized account of his life was presented in the book "Matin Rouge" ("Red Sunrise") by .
  • It is a fictionalized account of Sir John Franklin and his expedition to find the Northwest Passage.

historical account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has now been shown to be a historical account.
  • His diary is a historical account of the steady development of the Ramakrishna Order.
  • Here, he is appealing to the traditional historical account of the foundation of Rome.

fictional account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The game is a fictional account of Japan's warring states period.
  • His fifth novel, "The Master" (2004), is a fictional account of portions in the life of author Henry James.
  • A fictional account of the burning of the town is given in "The Scouts of the Valley" by Joseph A. Altsheler.

personal account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Choupette's personal account, @ChoupetteOfficiel, was only created after Lagerfeld's death.
  • "Crusade in Europe" is a personal account by one of the senior military figures of World War II.
  • Schoenbrun is the author of "On and Off the Air", a personal account of the history of CBS News through the 1970s.

account of how

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Joseph gave this account of how he left home in the 1912 newspaper interview.
  • Selkirk develops an explicit account of how F-marking propagates up syntactic trees.
  • Harold Langsam has attempted to give a positive account of how a further fact would give such a reason.

gives an account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The main character, a sailor named Thompson, gives an account of his ocean voyage.
  • The Mackay historian gives an account that gives John "Ian" Mackay a clear victory.
  • Euripides in his Iphigenia in Aulis gives an account of his fight with Python and the events aftermath.

eyewitness account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Le Vaillant gave the first eyewitness account of such a migration in 1782.
  • An even higher runup point was measured on a cliff near the town of Eyl, solely on an eyewitness account.
  • An eyewitness account of the collision is available in the book "Splinter Fleet" by Theodore R. Treadwell.

another account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By another account he just said, "Jesus Christ."
  • Yet another account gives the name of "Good Hope"s master as John Napier.
  • In another account, an Englishman stopped to visit and offered to investigate.

contemporary account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A contemporary account cited a number of reasons for the losses suffered by the Democrats.
  • The late 4th century author Vegetius provides the only contemporary account of ancient Roman crossbows.
  • Wertheimer, according to a contemporary account of one of his relatives, Abraham Levi, was called the "Juden Kaiser."
E.g.
  • The book review committee stated that the book contained a "true and inspiring" autobiographical account.
  • An autobiographical account and reflection on this episode can be found in the non-fiction book, "The Sign of the Cross".
  • Wanderwell continued to give lectures, and during this period, she wrote an autobiographical account of her travels, "Call to Adventure!

no account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is no account fee or connection charge.
  • Of the number of dead Turks he could give no account: they did not enter the register.
  • Aeroplan points expire if the member has no account activity for a period of 12 months.

full account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He later wrote a full account of the funeral.
  • Flavian sent a full account to Pope Leo I.
  • Roque Funes said: "Nobody can give a full account of what this is.

account of what

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Roque Funes said: "Nobody can give a full account of what this is.
  • People should be accountable, and render account of what they've done.
  • Holmes demands a full account of what happened at the Abbey Grange that night.

does not account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Quantum mechanics does not account for these features of reality.
  • However, growth rate alone does not account for observed fractionation.
  • Numerical error analysis generally does not account for cancellation error.

gave an account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In his ‘IS-LM – an explanation’ he gave an account which allows it very limited value.
  • He gave an account of his father and his own reminiscences in "The à Becketts of Punch" (1903).
  • He gave an account of the Arab people in the Tongdian in 801 which he wrote when he returned to China.

following account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died suddenly at his house in Sapperton in 1975, aged 91, when the art historian David Gould wrote the following account: Owlpen Manor
  • The Smithsonian National Museum of American History provides the following account of the history of the United Shoe Machinery Corporation.
  • He gives the following account of Lalitaditya's career: Lalitaditya invaded the Antarvedi country, whose capital was located at Gadhipura (Kanyakubja).

official account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Maria Amalia died of tuberculosis at the age of 35 according to the family's official account.
  • The official account from the Indian Navy states that the pirates fired at the frigate with an RPG.
  • Employees may only have one official account per system and the account ID and login name must follow the established standards.

newspaper account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Day printed the first newspaper account of a suicide.
  • The Weeper then shows his other Bittermen the newspaper account of what has happened.
  • Another newspaper account stated that he became "broken down physically and mentally."

account holders

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Kuwait, all banks provide a debit card to their account holders.
  • Also 10% of their account holders ask for more information on cross-sale products.
  • Bristol Pound account holders can convert £Bs to and from pounds sterling at a 1:1 ratio.

account states

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • One account states its clutch consisted of a single egg.
  • Another account states that he returned to Mexico and served in the army there.
  • One account states that on two occasions they walked within yards of his hideout.

account of events

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Zayd Tutton of the iERA disputed Krauss' account of events.
  • In 2008, Carreon self-published his account of events as "The Sex.com Chronicles" through his own imprint.
  • A comparison between the two shows the French copy provides a somewhat different account of events at Chinon.

account for more

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Foreign students account for more than 21% of the student body.
  • Among them, coal reserves account for more than half of Kizilsu's coal reserves.
  • These three regions account for more than a third of all households using solar energy.

different account

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The manual of Rayman 2 does however contain a different account of Rayman's origins.
  • A comparison between the two shows the French copy provides a somewhat different account of events at Chinon.
  • An entirely different account of Dvorak's disqualification was published in October 1900 by "The Michigan Alumnus".
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