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bookkeeping

noun [U] uk   /ˈbʊkˌkiː.pɪŋ/ us  
the job or activity of keeping an exact record of the money that has been spent or received by a business or other organization
bookkeeper
noun [C] uk   /-pər/ us    /-pɚ/
Translations of “bookkeeping”
in Korean 부기…
in Arabic إمساك دَفاتِر…
in Portuguese escrituração contábil…
in Catalan comptabilitat…
in Japanese 簿記…
in Italian contabilità, tenuta dei libri contabili…
in Chinese (Traditional) 記帳,簿記,登錄賬目…
in Russian бухгалтерия…
in Turkish defter tutma, muhasebe, saymanlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记账,簿记,登录账目…
in Polish księgowość…
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