expense account

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of expense account

: an account of expenses reimbursable to an employee; also : the right of charging expenses to such an account

Examples of expense account in a Sentence

  1. He charged dinner to his expense account.

  2. She put the tickets on her expense account.

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First Known Use of expense account

1922


EXPENSE ACCOUNT Defined for English Language Learners

expense account

noun

Definition of expense account for English Language Learners

  • : an arrangement that allows an employee (such as someone who is traveling for business) to pay for things using the company's money instead of the employee's money


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