an item noted only once.
a simple accounting system noting only amounts owed by and due to a business.
- single-entry, adjective
- Compare double entry.
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How to use single entry in a sentence
But I'll keep the British invasion to a single entry you may not have heard of: House of Cards.
The two have been merged into a single entry in the correct place.The Student's Mythology | Catherine Ann White
Now three or four such entries would certainly set the matter at rest; but a single entry can not.Domesday Book and Beyond | Frederic William Maitland
I telled him that I should think that a single entry would be as many times as such a debt as ours ought to be chalked down.
In single-entry matches no entry shall be made after the firing begins if any participant objects.The Modern American Pistol and Revolver | A. C. Gould
Firstly, it is neither safe nor legitimate to make general inferences from a single entry in Domesday.
British Dictionary definitions for single entry
a simple book-keeping system in which transactions are entered in one account only: Compare double entry
(as modifier): a single-entry account
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