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booking

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noun book·ing \ˈbu̇-kiŋ\

Simple Definition of booking

  • : an arrangement for a person or group (such as a singer or band) to perform at a particular place

  • : an arrangement to have something (such as a room) held for your use at a later time

  • soccer : the act of officially recording the name of a player who has broken the rules in a game

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of booking

  1. 1 :  the act of one that books

  2. 2 :  an engagement or scheduled performance

  3. 3 :  reservation 1c

Examples of booking in a sentence

  1. She has several concert bookings this fall.

  2. The comedian missed some bookings because of illness.

  3. All booking is done by the band's manager.



1823

First Known Use of booking

1823


Law Dictionary

booking

noun book·ing

Legal Definition of booking

  1. :  a procedure at a jail or police station following an arrest in which information about the arrest (as the time, the name of the arrested person, and the crime for which the arrest was made) is entered in the police register



Additional Notes on booking

The arrested person is usually photographed and fingerprinted at the time of the booking.



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