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book·keep·ing

 (bo͝ok′kē′pĭng)
n.
The practice or profession of recording the accounts and transactions of a business.

book′keep′er n.

book•keep•ing

(ˈbʊkˌki pɪŋ)

n.
the occupation of keeping detailed records of a company's transactions, esp. its purchases and sales.
[1680–90]
book′keep`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookkeeping - the activity of recording business transactionsbookkeeping - the activity of recording business transactions
accountancy, accounting - the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
single entry, single-entry bookkeeping - a simple bookkeeping system; transactions are entered in only one account
double entry, double-entry bookkeeping - bookkeeper debits the transaction to one account and credits it to another
posting - (bookkeeping) a listing on the company's records; "the posting was made in the cash account"
Translations

bookkeeping

[ˈbʊkˌkiːpɪŋ] Ncontabilidad f, teneduría f de libros

bookkeeping

[ˈbʊkkiːpɪŋ] ncomptabilité f
References in classic literature ?
Italian bookkeeping," said the gentleman of the gray whiskers ironically.
They had sport, and never learned to write a bookkeeping hand.
He spoke English and French with a warbling accent, wrote a beautiful hand, understood bookkeeping, and cherished in his innermost heart the worship of evil spirits.