the maintenance of a history of one's activities, as financial dealings, by entering data in ledgers or journals, putting documents in files, etc.
Origin of recordkeeping
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Contemporary Examples of record-keeping
“We have a detailed audit system that tracks the life cycle of an evidentiary item for record-keeping purposes,” she said.Your Arrest Video Is Going Online. Who Will See It?
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Historical Examples of record-keeping
Lefax represents positively the last word in record-keeping.Campward Ho!
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