single entry EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Bookkeeping. an item noted only once. a simple accounting system noting only amounts owed by and due to a business.
Compare. Origin of single entry First recorded in 1820–30 Related formssin·gle-en·try, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for single entry Historical Examples of single entry
In single-entry matches no entry shall be made after the firing begins if any participant objects.
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It was to avoid this obvious weakness of single-entry that the system of double-entry was evolved.
Like single-entry bookkeeping, such records are no more than mere memoranda.
British Dictionary definitions for single entry single entry noun
- a simple book-keeping system in which transactions are entered in one account onlyCompare
- (as modifier)a single-entry account
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