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recordkeeping

[rek-erd-kee-ping]
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noun
  1. the maintenance of a history of one's activities, as financial dealings, by entering data in ledgers or journals, putting documents in files, etc.
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Origin of recordkeeping

First recorded in 1960–65; record + keep + -ing1
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Related Words

reporting, registration, documentation, recounting, record-keeping

Examples from the Web for recordkeeping

Historical Examples

  • When a shipment of rifles is received, what is your procedure with regard to recordkeeping on the serial numbers of the rifles?

    Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • I do have knowledge of recordkeeping, general knowledge of recordkeeping.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy