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open an account

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishopen an accountopen an accountBFBto start an account at a bank or other financial organization by putting money into it Mary was in the bank to ask about opening a current account. open
Examples from the Corpus
open an accountA similar procedure is followed for all other open accounts.Only £1 is needed to open an account.Only those people who live near by are allowed to open accounts.Our friend Joan strolls into the bank and plops down $ 100 to open an account.Now such sales are on open account and paid mainly by cheque.Roosevelt Principal Mike Price opened an account, and the checks went directly to the bank.To open an account, children need just £1.Instead, they buy these items on open account from their suppliers on whatever credit terms are available.
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