bookkeeper

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noun book·keep·er \ˈbu̇k-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of bookkeeper

  1. :  a person who records the accounts or transactions of a business

bookkeeping

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1555

First Known Use of bookkeeper

1555


BOOKKEEPER Defined for English Language Learners

bookkeeper

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noun book·keep·er \ˈbu̇k-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of bookkeeper for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to keep the financial records for a business


BOOKKEEPER Defined for Kids

bookkeeper

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noun book·keep·er \ˈbu̇k-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of bookkeeper for Students

  1. :  a person who keeps financial records for a business



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