booking Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “booking” in the English Dictionary

"booking" in British English

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bookingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbʊk.ɪŋ/

booking noun [C] (ARRANGEMENT)

B1 an ​arrangement you make to have a ​hotelroom, ​tickets, etc. at a ​particulartime in the ​future: We made the booking three ​months ago. Brad was away so we had to cancel the booking. The show had already taken £4 million in advance bookings. I ​filled in the booking form and ​sent it off.

booking noun [C] (punishment)

a ​punishment for ​breaking the ​rules in a ​footballgame in which the referee writes the player's ​name in a ​book: When a ​defender gets a booking, he has to be ​careful not to get another and be ​sent off.
(Definition of booking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bookingnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈbʊkɪŋ/
an ​arrangement to have a ​place on a ​flight, a ​room in a ​hotel, etc. at a particular ​time in the future: Compare ​prices before making a booking. All our ​pricesinclude a booking ​fee.
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(Definition of booking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “booking”
in Arabic حَجز…
in Korean 예약…
in Portuguese reserva…
in Catalan reserva…
in Japanese 予約…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预订, 预约…
in Turkish rezervasyon, yer ayırtma…
in Russian бронирование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預訂, 預約…
in Italian prenotazione…
in Polish rezerwacja…
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