numbered account

numbered account
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numbered account UK US noun [C]
BANKING a bank account that only has a number, not a name, so that people cannot see who the account belongs to: »

Private investors were informed their funds would be held in a unique, secure, numbered account.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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