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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.
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Origin of single entry

First recorded in 1820–30
Related formssin·gle-en·try, adjective
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single entry

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