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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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With 13 minutes left Cox was sent off having committed two bookable offences in two minutes, leaving the Rams able to play outtime to secure the points.
Welshpool's Chris Roberts was sent off for a second bookable offence two minutes from the end.
Brentford midfielder Martin Rowlands added to Ireland's shame by being sent off for a second bookable offence in stoppage time.
Gareth Owen's close-range own goal, under no pressure at the far post, 10 minutes after the break made it 3-0 before the visitors' misery was compounded when Clayton McDonald was sent off for a second bookable offence as the Shrimpers went second.
FA disciplinary rules work on a points basis, with each caution worth four points, a dismissal for a second bookable offence 10 and a straight red card 12.
The Austin Stacks star was dismissed in last Sunday's Fitzgerald Stadium draw for two bookable offences.
Derry gained the numerical advantage when, in the 80th minute, Colin T O'Brien was dismissed by referee Paul Tuite after he had committed his second bookable offence.
United have decided not to fine the Frenchman two weeks' wages for his dismissal at Everton for two bookable offences on Saturday,but he has been informed in no uncertain terms that he must clean u phis act or face theconsequences.
The main talking point, however, was the dismissal of Stenhousemuir substitute Michael McGowan for a second bookable offence.
The on-loan Newcastle defender was dismissed for his second bookable offence in the 60th minute and nine minutes later McVeigh scored the winning goal for Norwich.