Definition of on the books in English:
Contained in a list of members, employees, or clients: the club have six top foreign players on their books
More example sentences
- The garage closes with 15 employees on the books, all of whom are entitled to transfer to the incoming dealer in Preston.
- We have only got thirteen players on the books who have made more than 20 Premiership appearances.
- The ailing team have finally resigned from division two with only seven or eight players on the books.
Definition of on the books in:
- US English dictionary
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