booking

[ book-ing ]
/ ˈbʊk ɪŋ /

noun

a contract, engagement, or scheduled performance of a professional entertainer.
the act of a person who books.

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Origin of booking

First recorded in 1635–45; book + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for booking

booking
/ (ˈbʊkɪŋ) /

noun

mainly British
  1. a reservation, as of a table or room in a hotel, seat in a theatre, or seat on a train, aircraft, etc
  2. (as modifier)the booking office at a railway station
theatre an engagement for the services of an actor or acting company
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