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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.
Compare double entry.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
Related forms
single-entry, adjective
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Examples for single entry
  • Can merge a contact's various accounts into a single entry.
  • The nests appear as closed spheres with single entry holes, situated in the forks of large trees.
  • For instance, if you only import on occasion, the single entry bond is recommended.
  • Those with single entry visas may apply for entry only once.
  • The addition has a single entry and a window at the north end.
British Dictionary definitions for single entry

single entry

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