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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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Stewards are called to account for their stewardship.
Apart from the usual cellular offices and meeting rooms, the building houses a series of viewing suites, where broadcasts are monitored, and a court-like chamber where hearings are held and broadcasters called to account.
The truth must be known, perpetrators must be called to account, and victims must be recognized and provided with redress.
British Telecom is being called to account over the axing of hundreds of pay phones across the North East.
and he will be called to account to God for what he did and did not do.
However," says Hileman, "technology is also being called to account because corporations have not yet been able to measure the success of systems integrated into their business plans.
I believe in a God who is a Thou, a covenanting God, a God who can call us to account because He/She can be called to account.
Although this was known to many people, I have not been taken before any court of law or called to account for this in any professional or public forum.
Nuremberg's third incarnation, of course, the one now instantly summoned up by its name alone (which Kiefer has scrawled across the top of the canvas) was as the site of the war tribunal before which Nazism was finally called to account.
Or does it mean the federal agencies responsible for sloppy science will be called to account for their misdeeds?
Rove and others are called to account in a court of law for their attacks on the Wilsons.