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long account

noun, Finance.
1.
the account of a customer who buys securities or commodities on margin.
Origin of long account
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20
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  • If so, then women will not, in the long account of Nature, have lost in the payment of the price.

    The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • Now he gave her a long account of the day-school that he sometimes patronised.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • The Greek gave a long account of his curious wanderings and adventures.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • Each had a long account of the affair, and some had leaders upon it in addition.

    A Study In Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle
  • “Now cast up these figures,” and he handed him a long account.

    Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs William H. G. Kingston
  • On the 18th of December, 1825, he wrote a long account in his journal.

  • Stanley said he had a long account to give us of their adventures.

    In the Wilds of Africa W.H.G. Kingston
  • I hope that my readers are not tired with my long account of the Javanese.

    Mark Seaworth William H.G. Kingston
  • For all that long account, vengeance should be taken to the very last drop.

    Lone Pine

    R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
  • He gives a long account of all he had done and of all he intended to do.

    The Royal Institution Bence Jones

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