doubleentry

double entry

noun Bookkeeping.
a method in which each transaction is entered twice in the ledger, once to the debit of one account, and once to the credit of another.
Compare single entry.


Origin:
1715–25

double-entry, adjective
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double entry
 
n
a.  Compare single entry a book-keeping system in which any commercial transaction is entered as a debit in one account and as a credit in another
 b.  (as modifier): double-entry book-keeping

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