accounts
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (bookkeeping)
a. las cuentas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My mom keeps the accounts for a law firm.Mi mamá lleva las cuentas en un despacho de abogados.
account
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (finance)
a. la cuenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have a checking account and a savings account at the same bank.Tengo una cuenta corriente y una cuenta de ahorro con el mismo banco.
3. (description)
a. la versión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You must give your account of events to the police.Tienes que dar tu versión de los hechos a la policía.
4. (importance)
a. la importancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your personal problems are of no account to me. This is a place of business.Tus problemas personales no tienen ninguna importancia para mí. Este es un lugar de negocio.
5. (client)
a. la cuenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I will be handling the account in my boss's absence.Seré el responsable de la cuenta durante la ausencia de mi jefa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to consider)
a. considerar
The painter's peers account her a genius.Los contemporáneos de la pintora la consideran un genio.
b. considerarse (reflexive)
Bob accounts himself quite lucky.Bob se considera muy afortunado.
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account
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (at bank)
a. la cuenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to open an accountabrir una cuenta
2. (commerce)
a.
accounts departmentdepartamento de contabilidad
account numbernúmero de cuenta
3. (reckoning)
a.
to keep (an) account of somethingllevar la cuenta de algo
to take something into account, to take account of somethingtener or tomar algo en cuenta
to call somebody to accountpedir cuentas a alguien
the terrorists will be brought to accountlos terroristas tendrán que responder de sus acciones
4. (importance)
a.
of no accountsin importancia
on account ofa causa de
on no account, not on any accountbajo ningún concepto
on one's own accountpor cuenta propia
don't do it on my account!¡no lo hagas por mí!
5. (report)
a. la relato m, descripción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
6. (fig)
a.
to give a good account of oneselfsalir airoso(a), lucirse
by all accountsa decir de todos
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account [əˈkaʊnt]
noun
1 (Comm) (Economics) (at shop) cuenta (f); (invoice) factura (f); (bank account) cuenta (f) (bancaria)
they have the Blotto account (Advertising) ellos hacen la publicidad de Blotto
cash or account? ¿en metálico o a cuenta?
to charge sth to sb's account cargar algo en cuenta a algn
to close an account liquidar una cuenta
payment on account pago (m) a cuenta
to get £50 on account recibir 50 libras anticipadas; to put £50 down on account cargar 50 libras a la cuenta; to buy sth on account comprar algo a cuenta
to open an account abrir una cuenta
account payable cuenta (f) por pagar
"account payee only" "únicamente en cuenta del beneficiario"
account receivable cuenta (f) por cobrar
to render an account pasar factura
account rendered cuenta (f) pasada
to settle an account liquidar una cuenta
to settle accounts (with) ajustar cuentas (con)
statement of account estado (m) de cuenta
the Account (St Ex) periodo (m) (de 15 días) al fin del cual se ajustan las cuentas
2 accounts (Comm) (calculations) cuentas (f); (department) (sección (f) de) contabilidad (f)
...a woman who works in accounts
to keep the accounts llevar las cuentas
3 (report) informe (m)
by all accounts a decir de todos; según se dice
by or according to her own account por lo que dice ella
to give an account of dar cuenta de; informar sobre
to keep an account of [+events] guardar relación de; [+amounts] llevar cuentas de
4 (consideration) consideración (f)
on no accountnot on any account de ninguna manera; bajo ningún concepto
on that account por eso; on his account por él; en su nombre; on his own account por cuenta propia; on account of (because of) a causa de; especially (US) (because) porque; debido a que; I couldn't do it on account of my back's sore no he podido hacerlo porque me duele la espalda
to leave sth out of account no tomar algo en consideración or cuenta
to take account of sthtake sth into account tener algo en cuenta or consideración; tener algo presente
to take no account of no tomar or no tener en cuenta
5 (importance) importancia (f)
of no or little or small account de poca importancia
of some account de cierta importancia; de alguna consideración
6 (explanation)
to bring or call sb to account pedir cuentas a algn
to give an account of o.s. justificar su conducta
to give a good account of oneself (perform well) tener una buena actuación; (make good impression) causar buena impresión
he gave a good account of himself in the hurdles race he gave a good account of himself at the award ceremony
to be held to account for sth ser obligado a rendir cuentas por algo
Individuals who repeatedly provide false information should be held to account for their actions
7 (benefit)
to put or turn sth to (good) account aprovechar algo; sacar provecho de algo
transitive verb
considerar; creer
I account him a fool lo considero un tonto; I account myself lucky me considero afortunado; he is accounted an expert se le considera un experto; I should account it a favour if ... agradecería que ...
modifier
account balance (n) saldo (m) de la cuenta
account book (n) libro (m) de cuentas
account day (n) día (m) de liquidación
account number (n) (at bank etc) número (m) de cuenta
accounts department (n) sección (f) de contabilidad; departamento (m) de contabilidad
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Phrases with "accounts"
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accounts payable
cuentas a pagar
accounts receivable
la cuentas por cobrar
social media accounts
cuentas en las redes sociales
switch accounts
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