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savings account

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Banking
savings accountˈsavings acˌcount noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BFBa bank account in which you keep money that you want to save for a period of time, and which pays you interest on the money you have in itchecking account, current account
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savings accountBarclays' survey reveals that £100 deposited in a savings account in 1899 would have grown to £13,601 today.But if you stash 90 % of your money in a savings account, your overall results will almost inevitably be mediocre.
From Longman Business Dictionarysavings accountˈsavings acˌcount [countable] ACCOUNTING a bank account for saving money over a long period of time, usually with higher interest than an ordinary DEPOSIT ACCOUNTMost savings accounts pay higher interest on larger balances. account
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