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Definition of current account in English:


An account with a bank or building society from which money may be withdrawn without notice, typically an active account catering for frequent deposits and withdrawals by cheque.
Example sentences
  • The problem is that a bank current account is required to gain access to a number of money transmission systems.
  • Do you transfer money from your current account to a savings account regularly?
  • So it will be out with cheque books, current accounts and credit cards - where the company was a bit player.
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