bookkeeping


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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.
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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.
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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"
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Translations

bookkeeping

[ˈbʊkˌkiːpɪŋ] Ncontabilidad f, teneduría f de libros
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bookkeeping

[ˈbʊkkiːpɪŋ] ncomptabilité f
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"Italian bookkeeping," said the gentleman of the gray whiskers ironically.
Madame Sviazhskaya had just told him at tea that they had that summer invited a Gemman expert in bookkeeping from Moscow, who for a consideration of five hundred roubles had investigated the management of their property, and found that it was costing them a loss of three thousand odd roubles.
"You may easily believe," said he, "how great was the difficulty to persuade my father that all necessary knowledge was not comprised in the noble art of bookkeeping; and, indeed, I believe I left him incredulous to the last, for his constant answer to my unwearied entreaties was the same as that of the Dutch schoolmaster in The Vicar of Wakefield:
They had sport, and never learned to write a bookkeeping hand." And now, Mary being out of the way for a little while, Fred, like any other strong dog who cannot slip his collar, had pulled up the staple of his chain and made a small escape, not of course meaning to go fast or far.
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.
On the piteous spectacle of the pair spending their evenings in shorthand schools and polytechnic classes, learning bookkeeping and typewriting with incipient junior clerks, male and female, from the elementary schools, let me not dwell.
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