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"bookkeeping" in British English

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bookkeepingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbʊkˌkiː.pɪŋ/
(Definition of bookkeeping from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bookkeeping" in American English

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bookkeepingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbʊkˌki·pɪŋ/
the ​job or ​activity of ​keeping a ​record of ​moneyspent or ​received by a ​business or other ​organization
bookkeeper
noun [C]  us   /ˈbʊkˌki·pər/
A good bookkeeper does ​carefulwork.
(Definition of bookkeeping from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bookkeeping" in Business English

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bookkeepingnoun [U]

(also book-keeping) uk   us   /ˈbʊkˌkiːpɪŋ/ ACCOUNTING
the ​activity of ​keepingrecords of all the ​money a ​companyspends and receives: The ​company said many of the problems arose from ​insufficientcontrols over its bookkeeping. Auditors uncovered 53 bookkeeping ​errors.
(Definition of bookkeeping from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bookkeeping”
in Arabic إمساك دَفاتِر…
in Korean 부기…
in Portuguese escrituração contábil…
in Catalan comptabilitat…
in Japanese 簿記…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记账,簿记,登录账目…
in Turkish defter tutma, muhasebe, saymanlık…
in Russian бухгалтерия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 記帳,簿記,登錄賬目…
in Italian contabilità, tenuta dei libri contabili…
in Polish księgowość…
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