method of accounting

noun
a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts
Derivationally related forms: ↑account (for: ↑accounting)
Hypernyms: ↑register
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑ledger, ↑leger, ↑account book, ↑book of account, ↑book

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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