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single-entry

Syllabification: sin·gle-en·try
Pronunciation: /ˈsiNGɡəlˌentrē/

Definition of single-entry in English:

adjective

Denoting a system of bookkeeping in which each transaction is entered in one account only.
Example sentences
  • During this period there was sophisticated budgetary control and single-entry bookkeeping systems.
  • In terms of accounting, Bell used single-entry bookkeeping which satisfied his needs in terms of accuracy and memory.
  • The recording method earned the name ‘three legs’ because double-entry was used for recording credit transactions and single-entry for recording cash transactions.

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