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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ledgerled‧ger /ˈledʒə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  BFa book in which a business, bank etc records how much money it receives and spends
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ledgerWe then begin to see the debit side of the structural-adjustment ledger.Perhaps she would get the chance later to talk to him about the ledgers.Perhaps there was something not quite right about the files and the ledgers.Also recheck your measurements from the ledger.McCaslin recorded the trickle of supplies in the ledgers.The posts will be cut off even with the bottom of the ledger.But governments look only at the spending side of the ledger.Cursed be that mortal inter-indebtedness which will not do away with ledgers.
From Longman Business Dictionaryledgerled‧ger /ˈledʒə-ər/ noun [countable usually plural]ACCOUNTING one of the books or computer records showing the totals of items shown separately in the BOOKS OF FIRST ENTRY or DAY BOOKs SYN BOOK OF FINAL ENTRYGone are the days of ledgers and filing cabinets. In the information age, most information is held on computers and networks. bought ledger general ledger personal ledger real ledger sales ledger
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