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record keeper

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Definition of record keeper in English:

noun

A person or organization responsible for keeping records or accounts.
Example sentences
  • Puritan settlers maintained rule partly because they were America's first record-keepers.
  • As the NHS moves from paper to electronic records, medical record-keepers are more vital than ever.
  • The ancient Chinese were obsessive record-keepers, and have a written history that goes back 5,000 years.

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