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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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'Nor has anyone been brought to book for causing this miscarriage of justice.'
And when do we get to see those responsible for taking an estimated pounds 300,000 worth of council tools from CCS being brought to book?
This was as the leaders equally mourned all the innocent souls murdered in the state as thugs and security forces unleashed terror on the state during the March 9 poll exercise, urging that all those responsible for the mayhem be brought to book as failure to punish such crimes in the past had encouraged impunity in Nigeria's system with its unpleasant consequences.
FAISALABAD -- The Millat Town police have solved a blind murder mystery of a young man and brought to book the real culprit.
We hope the killers are brought to book."Lamu residents outside the King Fahad County Hospital where the body of 35-year-old Jackson Mwasi was taken to.
Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, he said those involved in corruption will be brought to book. Talking about Baldia Factory fire that left 300 people dead, he said the culprits will be hanged.
New Delhi, Nov.6 ( ANI ): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wednesday said that diplomatic talks with the Nigerian side is going on in connection with the death of a Nigerian national in Goa, and added that the perpetrators of this crime would be brought to book.
The first batch of offenders involved in trouble in the first five hours of the violence on Saturday October 22 from 5pm to 10.30pm have now been brought to book.
The scumbags who did this should be brought to book. Catch these people, then they should be made to pay for it and repair the damage, benefits or not.
These woman have fought to have their brother's killers brought to book and prefer the law of the land to do their bidding, not another murder.
The shopkeepers concerned should all be brought to book for their uncaring attitude.
BROUGHT TO BOOK The new yearbook published this season is not Cardiff City's first.