Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “compound entry”

compound entry

noun [C]    
ACCOUNTING an accounting record that shows figures relating to several different accounts or several different sets of figures relating to one account : If a compound entry includes two debits , the titles of the two accounts being debited should appear at the left margin , one under the other.
→ Compare simple entry
(Definition of compound entry noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of compound entry

Word of the Day

scramble

to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More