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Book

A banker or trader's positions.

Book

1. An informal term for an accounting record such as an income statement. See also: Cook the books.

2. A general term for a record of any sort.

3. See: Subscribe.

book

1. A specialist's information on limit orders to buy and sell the security in which the specialist makes a market. The orders are left by other exchange members who wish to trade at a price that differs from the current market price. The book provides the specialist with an estimate of the demand for and supply of the stock in which he or she is a market maker. Also called specialist's book.
3. An organization's written accounting record.
4. An underwriting syndicate's record of activity for a new security issue.

book

In accounting, to recognize a transaction by recording an entry. For example, a financial institution books a loan when it lends money to a customer.
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Marilyn Nicolle, aged 63, of Swansea Marina, who has worked in a series of bookshops, said the closure would mean Swansea would be left with just one independent bookseller.
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People recognise that Amazon is an unethical business and [are] recognising the value of independent bookshops.
Bound is riding the wave of a resurgence in small bookshops--worldwide, independent bookshops are steadily coming back into fashion.
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BOOK LOVERS will be saddened to learn that a well-known Cardiff city centre second-hand bookshop is to close after around 30 years.
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The amount of paperwork that remains when a bookshop closes is in no way similar to the one produced by a publishing house.
Mrs Wade's bookshop is a wonderful place to visit, allowing Destiny to learn new words, read new books, meet authors and stay for peppermint tea and butter cookies.