Translation of account in Spanish:


cuenta, n.

Pronunciation /əˈkaʊnt/

See Spanish definition of cuenta


  • 1

    (with bank, building society)
    cuenta feminine
    to have an account with / at a bank tener una cuenta en un banco
    • to open/close/transfer an account abrir/cerrar/transferir una cuenta
    • personal/company account cuenta personal/de gastos
    • checking account cuenta corriente
    • current account cuenta corriente
    • savings / deposit account cuenta de ahorros
    • By the time the error was discovered, B had withdrawn the funds credited to his account by the F Bank.
    • Child Trust Fund accounts are available from banks, building societies and other financial organisations.
    • The money market earns higher interest rates than their savings bank and credit union accounts.
    • Nicol is one of only 30% of parents who have redeemed their vouchers to date - paying them into child trust fund accounts at Britannia Building Society.
    • They contribute between €1 and €5 per week and it is kept on account in the local Credit Union.
    • If you fail to make payments on your credit card accounts, these funds will be used to cover your obligations.
    • They can then ‘pyramid’ this debt with a further 16 credit union accounts and borrow a further €64,000.
    • Would there be restrictions on the types of investments that could be made, say to mutual funds or IRA accounts?
    • The Treasury has promised that the first Child Trust Fund accounts will be up and running by April 2005 at the latest.
    • EFTPOS allows access to both credit-card accounts or own funds by means of debit cards.
    • Furthermore, these dividend accounts are being credited with interest.
    • This has the effect of cutting mortgage interest when your cheque account is in credit, or increasing it when funds run short.
    • Funds argue that small accounts are expensive, which raises the cost of investing for all shareholders.
    • Large quantities of Swiss francs credited to private accounts in various Swiss banks.
    • Stamp duty is payable on credit card accounts maintained by banks on April 1 each year.
    • No transaction charges apply if your account remains in credit throughout the entire charging quarter.
    • In all, internet fraud accounted for a quarter of the total £219.4m illegally taken from UK consumers' credit and debit card accounts in the first six months of this year.
    • You must pay at least £1, 000 a month into the Moneyback account to qualify.
    • You can pay anything from £50 a month upwards into the account, or from £250 as a lump sum.
    • Oh don't worry about the cost just add it to my account and bill me at the end of the month.
    • Too many suppliers have accounts more than 90 days past due.
  • 2

    (with shop, firm) cuenta feminine
    (invoice) cuenta feminine British
    (invoice) factura feminine British
    I have an account with them/at the bookstore tengo cuenta allí/en la librería
    • put it on/charge it to my account cárguelo a mi cuenta
    • they haven't sent their account yet todavía no han mandado la cuenta / la factura
    • payment on account pago a cuenta
    • I gave her $200 on account le di 200 dólares a cuenta / de anticipo
    • statement of account estado de cuenta
    • to settle one's account pagar / saldar su (or mi etc.) cuenta
    • to settle / square an account with sb ajustarle (las) cuentas a algn
    • Your subscription billing will end on July 16, 2003 and no accounts will be billed after that date.
    • Thus, some consumers pay their electricity bills and telephone accounts in cash.
    • The fact that BMI paid its share of legal accounts billed to the projects does not equate to a solicitor-client relationship with Mr. Melia.
    • All overdue accounts will incur interest of 2.5% per month.
    • The programme is designed to benefit all households or residential units in Johannesburg, provided their electricity accounts are paid in full.
    • Once treatment has been completed the supplier will send the account directly to NHP.
    • There was loyalty to suppliers and accounts were paid promptly.
  • 3

    (client, contract)
    cuenta feminine
    to win an account conseguir una cuenta / un contrato
    • Unlike other firms cited in the story, Merrill does not disclose trading volume or the number of accounts in its retail brokerage business.
    • Inspiration to pursue corporate accounts came after a customer made a request for 500 crystal bowls.
    • That's especially helpful when I'm taking over an account from another sales rep.
    • The promo won the brand 100 new retail accounts, while awakening interest from other Hollywood studios for future tie-ins.
    • Also list key accounts, potential customers, market survey data, drawings, agreements, and financial projections to the plan.
    • Brown & Sons Inc., where he handled retail and institutional accounts.
    • They also liked being able to preview jobs before printing, to establish corporate accounts, and above all, to get their orders quickly.
    • Within three years, we had 700 accounts across Europe, making us the largest suppliers of ladies' golfwear to the European market.
    • Healthy price competition between multiple vendors vying for an account benefits the customer.
    • The agency will take over the account from the Helme Partnership at the end of this month.
    • In Fairfield, SoBe will run local ads flagging its loyal retail accounts.
    • These retail accounts include leading surf retail chains as well as single store surf and extreme sports shops.
    • It talks to the culture of differences between retail accounts and the manufacturer.
    • In the nine months before the Unilever account, BT Global Services won £2bn of contracts.
  • 4

    (part of budget)
    partida feminine
    rubro masculine Latin America
    • Any expenditure included in the accounts where receipts or vouchers were not available was properly made in connection with the carrying on of the company's business.
    • Franchisers' financial statements and profit-and-loss accounts, at least in the last two years, should be examined.
    • It alleged that ERF's accounts and financial statements were misstated.
    • Tenth, engage the services of a reputed auditing/accountancy firm to review and report on the financial statements and audited accounts of the NSAs.
    • Mr Hardy added that all businesses should also ensure the date of each purchase is clearly recorded in their accounts because the time periods for capital allowance schemes are often time-sensitive.
    • The advanced course is aimed at providing farmers with the expertise in using packages such as breeding charts, farm accounts and VAT recording and returns.
    • Compliance involves examining a set of key accounts including payroll, financial reporting, purchasing, payables and billing.
    • Details of the transfer are included in the notes to the 2004 financial accounts.
    • While the insolvency practitioners continue to cast their eye over City's financial accounts, the Trust are now putting fundraising plans in place.
    • The Appeal did not produce annual income and expenditure accounts or balance sheets.
    • In theory, there are regulators to keep an eye on corporate mischief - in practice, no regulator or guardian can hope to penetrate the complexity of modern financial accounts.
    • The second is that firms do not have adequate systems and controls in place to deal with a potentially high volume of accounts or adequate financial resources to support CTF business.
    • Because it applies across most naturally occurring number distributions, it can also be used to detect fraud in financial accounts, and to spot faked results in clinical trials.
    • The Garda Commissioner will have to stand over the financial accounts of the force under new measures being introduced by the Government.
    • Another example, in order to have good financial practice, all local governments have to have financial accounts in the same format.
    • They also suggested he could call an extraordinary general meeting to get a look at Manchester United's financial accounts.
    • Groups operating within The Priestley will now run as individual business organisations, with their own financial accounts.
    • Today's businesses are managed by individuals who are obsessed with the minutiae of manipulating financial accounts.
    • Profits at the Port of Cork Company more than halved last year, according to its latest financial accounts.
    • This is to facilitate companies who are working to tight deadlines with their end of year financial accounts.
    • I have among my financial memorabilia its 1968 accounts, when it was still known as Wiles Group.
  • 5

    cada una de las quincenas en las que se divide el año en la Bolsa británica (on Stock Exchange)
    account day día de liquidación
  • 6

    (explanation) explicación feminine
    (version) versión feminine
    (report) informe masculine
    no satisfactory account of why it happened has ever been given nunca se ha dado una explicación satisfactoria de por qué ocurrió
    • she gave me a very different account of events me dio una versión muy distinta de los hechos
    • give an account of the life cycle of the butterfly describa el ciclo de vida de la mariposa
    • she gave an excellent account of Juliet/the sonata ofreció una excelente interpretación de Julieta/la sonata
    • to hold sb to account for sth responsabilizar a algn de algo
    • As you rightly stated, the story reported was an accurate account of the events in the Council Chamber that evening.
    • Based on eyewitness accounts, the report described how Pashtun villages were attacked after being disarmed by local militia commanders.
    • Most of the accounts describe surrealistic events that usually involve cheating death - but not always.
    • Dr Friedman's report then gives an account of D.'s further experiences while he was in care.
    • There, anyone with online access can post and read news stories and personal accounts of events, such as demonstrations, thus opening up media in new ways.
    • There have been several remarkably detailed newspaper accounts of an event that could only have been witnessed by those directly involved - and none of these has yet spoken publicly.
    • Thus she began her account with a detailed description of the appropriate behaviour of a collector engaging at first hand with the people.
    • Colin gives his girlfriend and neighbours a detailed account of the court proceedings and events leading up to a murder.
    • Even if they are somewhat distorted or adapted, they remain accounts of experienced events, and as such they are valuable sources for the historian.
    • Morality and ethics consist of prescriptive statements about how one ought to behave; they do not purport to be descriptive accounts of actual historical behaviour.
    • Lots of first person accounts of historical events.
    • This is a fascinating collection of poems, essays, reports and accounts based on the experience of work and working.
    • Users can post and read first - hand accounts of fellow travellers experiences.
    • A reader of this blog sent me an account of his experience of the campaign, and of its effect on voters.
    • What follows is a brief account of my experiences and a reconstruction of some events from discussions with the victims.
    • His book, Pity the Nation, is an account of the events of those years and his own experiences reporting them.
    • Although this is a historical event, the accounts include variations as far as details are concerned.
    • Not only was I reading about the lives of my ancestors, but about their friends and acquaintances too - and accounts of historical events which my uncle recorded in his diary on the day they happened.
    • Historical accounts describe the young princess as exceedingly tall, thin, pock-marked, and plain, but with a generous nature.
    • A world away from dry accounts of historical events, it succeeds in shedding much new light on the 1905 Russian Revolution in an accessible and exciting way.
  • 7accounts plural

    contabilidad feminine
    → see also accounts
    to keep the accounts llevar la contabilidad / las cuentas

transitive verb

  • 1

    • This is accounted a U.N. success.
    • Yet if the minister's professional reputation was salvaged, Bellievre's mission to England cannot be accounted a success.
    • In 1862 Deck took part in the International Exhibition in London, which he accounted a great success.