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credit account

n
(Banking & Finance) Brit a credit system by means of which customers may obtain goods and services before payment. Also called: charge account
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Noun1.credit 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
Translations

credit account

n (in shop) → conto (di credito), conto (aperto)
References in classic literature ?
If you gave her expensive presents and an unlimited credit account, she complained that you looked on her as a mere doll; and if you didn't, she called you a screw.
Maine is one of the few states in which consumers can freeze their credit report information to prevent unauthorized persons from opening credit accounts in their name, Leach said.
The company has expanded its agreement for credit-card processing services with First Data to include credit accounts issued by Wachovia Corp, which it had recently acquired.
By adding the individual as an authorized user to one of the good-standing credit accounts, that individual's credit score automatically increases by several points.
Credit accounts opened after 1998 have "standard" terms and conditions that incorporate a consent clause to allow the sharing of data.
Today, creditors want consumers to pay old debt with new credit accounts.
The amendments principally deal with open-end credit accounts and require new disclosures on periodic statements and on credit card applications and solicitations.
Texas allows only victims of identity theft to freeze their credit accounts.
In this regard, agents can help their customers with tips on how to do this, namely, by paying bills on time, keeping credit card balances low, and applying for and opening new credit accounts only as needed.
An investigation revealed David Blackwell's brother had used his details to open credit accounts and had run up a bill of nearly pounds 9,000.
Acollaid serves the credit management industry by screening credit accounts through specialized databases, resulting in better efficiencies for lenders, creditors and credit managers, Dolan said.