charge account


charge account
noun (C) AmE an account you have at a shop that allows you to take goods away with you now and pay later; credit account

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • charge account — ➔ account1 * * * charge account UK US noun [C] ► COMMERCE an account which allows you to buy and take away goods, and use services, and pay for them later: »This charge account is ideal for managing employees expenses …   Financial and business terms

  • charge account — charge′ account n. bus an account, esp. in retailing, that permits a customer to buy goods and be billed at a later date • Etymology: 1900–05, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • charge account — ☆ charge account n. 1. a business arrangement by which a customer may buy goods or services and pay for them within a specified future period 2. a record of such purchases, kept by the seller …   English World dictionary

  • charge account — noun credit extended by a business to a customer • Syn: ↑credit account, ↑open account • Hypernyms: ↑open end credit, ↑revolving credit, ↑charge account credit • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • charge account — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms charge account : singular charge account plural charge accounts an account that you have with a shop by which you buy goods with a charge card …   English dictionary

  • charge account — {n.} An agreement with a store through which you can buy things and pay for them later. * /Mother bought a new dress on her charge account./ * /Mr. Jones has a charge account at the garage on the corner./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • charge account — {n.} An agreement with a store through which you can buy things and pay for them later. * /Mother bought a new dress on her charge account./ * /Mr. Jones has a charge account at the garage on the corner./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • charge\ account — noun An agreement with a store through which you can buy things and pay for them later. Mother bought a new dress on her charge account. Mr. Jones has a charge account at the garage on the corner …   Словарь американских идиом

  • charge account — System of purchasing goods and services on credit, under which customer agrees to settle or make payments on his balance within a specified time or periodically. See Consumer Credit Protection Act revolving charge account …   Black's law dictionary

  • charge account — System of purchasing goods and services on credit, under which customer agrees to settle or make payments on his balance within a specified time or periodically. See Consumer Credit Protection Act revolving charge account …   Black's law dictionary

  • charge account — charge ac,count noun count an account that you have with a store by which you buy goods with a charge card …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English