on account of
phrasal for the sake of ; by reason of

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  • On account of — Account Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on account of — {prep.} As a result of; because of. * /The picnic was held in the gym on account of the rain./ Compare: ON ONE S ACCOUNT, OF ONE S OWN ACCORD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on account of — {prep.} As a result of; because of. * /The picnic was held in the gym on account of the rain./ Compare: ON ONE S ACCOUNT, OF ONE S OWN ACCORD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • All on Account of the Milk — Infobox Film name = All on Account of the Milk image size = caption = director = Frank Powell producer = D. W. Griffith writer = narrator = starring = Mary Pickford Blanche Sweet music = cinematography = Arthur Marvin editing = distributor =… …   Wikipedia

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  • On behalf of — Behalf Be*half , n. [OE. on behalve in the name of, bihalven by the side of, fr. AS. healf half, also side, part: akin to G. halb half, halber on account of. See {Be }, and {Half}, n.] Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on account — {adv. phr.} As part payment of a debt; to lessen the amount owed. * /John paid $10 down and $5 on account each month for his bicycle./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on account — {adv. phr.} As part payment of a debt; to lessen the amount owed. * /John paid $10 down and $5 on account each month for his bicycle./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On Wings of Eagles —   …   Wikipedia

  • To make account of — Account Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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