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credit account

(Brit) a credit system by means of which customers may obtain goods and services before payment Also called charge account
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  • "All that will go down to your credit account," said Skippy in a conciliatory tone.

    Skippy Bedelle Owen Johnson
  • Since you will have a debit and credit account, I will enlighten you on this point.

    Alone Marion Harland
  • A great love has no debit and credit account; it gives vastly, not inquiring for any return.

    Doctor Cupid Rhoda Broughton
  • The cheque will be paid by the Office up to the time that the credit account of the drawer is sufficient to meet it.

  • Carson City was too wary and too wise to open up a credit account with the imported bantling with anything like indecent haste.

    Roughing It Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • They do not claim to contain a debit and credit account of what the Latin paganism borrowed from or loaned to the Orient.

  • The credit account of the social dance is certainly not insignificant, and perhaps momentous just for the Americans of to-day.

  • They were in the credit account of Gordon and Gordon, every dollar of which justly belonged to the parent company.

    The Quickening Francis Lynde
  • Has the withering blight known as Bolshevism any such redeeming traits to its credit account?

  • On motherhood I have staked enormously; my credit account is now too large, I fear I shall never receive full payment.

    Letters of Two Brides Honore de Balzac

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