bookkeeping


bookkeeping
index accounting, computation, registration

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


bookkeeping
The process of systematically and methodically recording the financial accounts and transactions of an entity.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


bookkeeping
The process of systematically and methodically recording the financial accounts and transactions of an entity.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • bookkeeping — the process of recording business transactions in the accounting records * * * bookkeeping UK US (also book keeping) /ˈbʊkˌkiːpɪŋ/ noun [U] ACCOUNTING ► the activity of keeping records of all the money a company spends and receives: »The company… …   Financial and business terms

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  • bookkeeping — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ double entry VERB + BOOKKEEPING ▪ do ▪ I run the hotel and do the bookkeeping. BOOKKEEPING + NOUN ▪ entry …   Collocations dictionary

  • bookkeeping — noun the activity of recording business transactions • Syn: ↑clerking • Derivationally related forms: ↑clerk (for: ↑clerking) • Members of this Topic: ↑posting …   Useful english dictionary

  • bookkeeping — [[t]b ʊkkiːpɪŋ[/t]] also book keeping N UNCOUNT Bookkeeping is the job or activity of keeping an accurate record of the money that is spent and received by a business or other organization …   English dictionary


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