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single entry

noun, Bookkeeping.
1.
an item noted only once.
2.
a simple accounting system noting only amounts owed by and due to a business.
Compare double entry.
Origin of single entry
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30
Related forms
single-entry, adjective
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single entry

noun
1.
  1. a simple book-keeping system in which transactions are entered in one account only Compare double entry
  2. (as modifier): a single-entry account
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