Meaning of recordkeeping

rec•ord•keep•ing

Pronunciation: (rek'urd-kē"ping), [key]
— n.
  1. the maintenance of a history of one's activities, as financial dealings, by entering data in ledgers or journals, putting documents in files, etc.
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