drawing account

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noun Commerce.
an account used by a partner or employee for cash withdrawals.
an account that is charged with advances of money for expenses, on salaries, against earnings, etc., especially for sales representatives.
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Origin of drawing account

First recorded in 1825–35
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How to use drawing account in a sentence

  • Give me a drawing account equal to my present salary, and I'll earn it in commissions.

    Certain Success|Norval A. Hawkins
  • “Harken, O most revered Drawing Account,” she said, dropping back on a broad place in the trail to be near him.

    Ladies and Gentlemen |Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

British Dictionary definitions for drawing account

drawing account

US an account out of which an employee, partner, or salesman may make withdrawals to meet expenses or as advances against expected income
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