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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 Vietnamese sổ cái…
in Spanish libro mayor…
in Thai สมุดบัญชี…
in Malaysian lejar…
in French grand livre…
in German das Hauptbuch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分類帳…
in Indonesian buku keuangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分类账…
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