bookkeeping - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “bookkeeping”

See all translations

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…
(Definition of bookkeeping from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of bookkeeping?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “bookkeeping”

Definitions of “bookkeeping” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

extra time

a period of time in a sports game in which play continues if neither team has won in the usual time allowed for the game

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More