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long account

noun, Finance.
the account of a customer who buys securities or commodities on margin.
Origin of long account
First recorded in 1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • So Edna contented herself with dwelling upon the delights of the evening before, and wrote a long account of it to sister.

    A Dear Little Girl Amy E. Blanchard
  • Stanley said he had a long account to give us of their adventures.

    In the Wilds of Africa W.H.G. Kingston
  • Stories of mere travels are often very dull, so I will not bother you with the long account of how she got there.

    Baby Jane's Mission Reginald Parnell
  • 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
  • Was it not almost probable that both these men might be gathered to their long account within the next four years?

    Doctor Thorne Anthony Trollope
  • The Greek gave a long account of his curious wanderings and adventures.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • He gives a good account of American finds of diamond, and a long account of European regalia.

  • For all that long account, vengeance should be taken to the very last drop.

    Lone Pine R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
  • The Zoromes listened interestedly to the long account until Professor Jameson had finished.

    The Jameson Satellite Neil Ronald Jones
  • 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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