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tally

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtæli/ (plural tallies)
(also running tally) a continuous record or count of a number of things or people: He kept a tally of his paydays on an envelope. The website publishes a running tally of the sums customers have won in refunds.
the total number or amount of things or people: the tally for sth The final tally for biodiesel production in 2012 should be between 220 and 275 million gallons. the second-highest tally on record
(Definition of tally noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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