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accost to confront and speak first to, often aggressively. [2 definitions]
accouchement childbirth, or a period of confinement for childbirth.
account a story or report; narrative. [12 definitions]
accountability the state or quality of being accountable.
accountable responsible for providing a credible and respectable explanation or justification, esp. of one's own actions (usu. fol. by "for" or "to"). [2 definitions]
accountancy the practices or profession of an accountant.
accountant a person who examines and maintains the financial records of individuals or businesses.
account executive in a company such as an advertising agency, a person responsible for managing one or more clients' accounts and often for securing new accounts.
accounting the profession, system, or activity of recording and maintaining the records of financial transactions of individuals or businesses.
account payable an amount owed to a creditor by a business, usu. for goods and services received.
account receivable an amount owed to a business by a debtor, usu. for goods and services received.
accouter to provide with equipment, esp. military equipment.
accouterment (often pl.) one's outfit or equipment, esp. that of a soldier, exclusive of arms and uniform. [2 definitions]
Accra the seaport capital of Ghana.
accredit to give credit to or for; attribute to. [4 definitions]
accreditable combined form of accredit.
accretion the process of gradual increase or growth, esp. by additions from the outside. [3 definitions]
accrual the act or process of accruing. [2 definitions]
accrue to come about by natural growth or accumulation, esp. as a benefit.
acct. abbreviation of "accountant."
acculturate to modify (one culture) by contact with another culture. [3 definitions]