Definition of bookkeeping in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okˌkēpiNG/


The activity or occupation of keeping records of the financial affairs of a business.
Example sentences
  • An accountant friend may offer bookkeeping advice and associates in the investment community may help raise funds.
  • Do you think there is any advantage to using commercially available bookkeeping / finance software in a small business?
  • It encompasses all financial issues, marketing, office management, bookkeeping, and billing.

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Syllabification: book·keep·ing

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