Meaning of “single-entry bookkeeping” in the English Dictionary

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"single-entry bookkeeping" in Business English

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single-entry bookkeepingnoun [ U ]


a simple system of recording the money spent or received by a small business or organization in one account:

A checkbook is a single-entry bookkeeping system where one entry is made for each deposit or check written.

(Definition of “single-entry bookkeeping” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)