an account, especially in retailing, that permits a customer to buy merchandise and be billed for it at a later date.
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How to use charge account in a sentence
It was hard to miss the news of Newt and Callista Gingrich's eye-popping charge account at Tiffany's.
It is obvious that a message filed by Oswald would not be found in any of our charge account message files.Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
If one has a charge-account with a firm, purchases made from them should invariably be charged.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping | Elizabeth Hale Gilman
Esther explains by showing name of charge account and address.Polly and Her Friends Abroad | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Moreover a Special charge account costs you nothing since our prices are the same whether you pay cash or have purchases charged.Business English | Rose Buhlig
The amount of daily sales made to those customers who do not pay cash but run a charge account should be entered in this column.The Automobile Storage Battery | O. A. Witte
British Dictionary definitions for charge account
another term for credit account
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