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ledger

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈledʒər/ ACCOUNTING
a book or a computer document in which a company's accounts are recorded, especially the money it has spent and received: The loan appears not to have been entered in the ledger. ledger accounts/books/systems →  See also bought ledger , creditors' ledger , debtors' ledger , general ledger , nominal ledger , personal ledger , purchase ledger , sales ledger
Translations of “ledger”
in Spanish libro mayor…
in French grand livre…
in German das Hauptbuch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分類帳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分类账…
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