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bookkeeping

noun [U] ( also book-keeping)
 
 
/ˈbʊkˌkiːpɪŋ/ ACCOUNTING
the activity of keeping records of all the money a company spends and receives: The company said many of the problems arose from insufficient controls over its bookkeeping. Auditors uncovered 53 bookkeeping errors. →  See also double entry bookkeeping , single-entry bookkeeping
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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