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An account number is a unique number assigned to an account by a financial institution to identify an account holder or customer. The account number on credit cards is usually embossed on the plastic card. With a credit card, the account number varies in length depending on the credit card issuer. Visa, Mastercard and Discover credit card account numbers are sixteen numbers in length, while American Express account numbers are fifteen numbers in length.
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