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An account in the books of an organization in which items are entered temporarily before allocation to the correct or final account.
- ‘Ngqwala said that detailed reconciliations of balances on suspense accounts could not be furnished by the office.’
- ‘However, plans frequently fail to allocate their suspense accounts in accordance with their plan documents prior to the merger.’
- ‘Now the contract has been completed and the original contractor has since been paid, but the contract balance of US $38 million has been left in a suspense account with the Central Bank of Nigeria.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.