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charge account

n.
A credit arrangement in which a customer receives purchased goods or services before paying for them.

charge account

n
(Banking & Finance) another term for credit account

charge′ account`


n.
an account, esp. in retailing, that permits a customer to buy goods and be billed at a later date.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.charge account - credit extended by a business to a customer
charge account credit, open-end credit, revolving credit - a consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time
revolving charge account - a charge account that does not have to be paid to zero balance
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charge account

n (Am) → conto
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