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a statement of causes or motives

a precise list of fees or charges

a feeling of deference, approval, and liking

a measure of those qualities that determine merit, desirability, usefulness, or importance

the quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end

to look upon in a particular way

account for: to offer reasons for or a cause of

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a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services

a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

grounds

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importance or value

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the quality of taking advantage

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be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something

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keep an account of

to give an account or representation of in words

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furnish a justifying analysis or explanation

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If the hospital has failed in its responsibilities then of course it should be called to account.
Joan Conway is also in the very enviable position of never having to be called to account for the huge increase in the numbers of children who would likely be the casualties of a later conflict.
Our inherent weakness lies at the very core of why we have civilized society: to thwart that cruel desire to hurt someone and not be called to account.
This industry has been tainted by a few shoddy companies whose fraudulent business has been called to account by media outlets like Sixty Minutes and NBC News," said Sullivan.
And there is even less chance of anyone being called to account for any wrongdoing.
It's about time our councillors were called to account.
If the money is in a trust for your kids and she acts inappropriately, she could be called to account.
Increasingly companies are being called to account in areas of Safety, Health and Environment by a range of stakeholders including governments, NGOs and the media as well as by concerned shareholders.
It's an outrage that loyal shopworkers face a struggle to pay their bills while their former bosses have not been called to account.
The medical profession must be called to account for their errors.
Boise Cascade has a pattern of underperformance that the company should be called to account for, starting with its board of directors.