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check·ing account

(chĕk′ĭng)
n.
A bank account in which checks may be written against amounts on deposit.

checking account

n
(Banking & Finance) the US name for current account

check′ing account`


n.
a bank deposit against which checks can be drawn by the depositor.
[1920–25, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.checking account - a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand
bank account - a fund that a customer has entrusted to a bank and from which the customer can make withdrawals; "he moved his bank account to a new bank"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Translations
běžný účet
lønkonto
käyttötili
tekući račun
当座預金
당좌 계정
checkkonto
บัญชีกระแสรายวัน
tài khoản vãng lai

checking account

[ˈtʃɛkɪŋəˈkaʊnt] n (Am) → conto corrente

checking account

حِسَاب جارٍ běžný účet lønkonto Girokonto τρεχούμενος λογαριασμός cuenta corriente käyttötili compte courant tekući račun conto corrente 当座預金 당좌 계정 lopende rekening brukskonto rachunek bieżący conta corrente текущий счет checkkonto บัญชีกระแสรายวัน cari hesap tài khoản vãng lai 活期账户
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