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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb to book, from the noun book

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

booking

  1. present participle of book

NounEdit

booking (plural bookings)

  1. The act or process of writing something down in a book or books, e.g. in accounting.
  2. A reservation for a service, such as accommodation in an hotel.
  3. The engagement of a performer for a particular performance.
  4. (sports) The issuing of a caution which is usually written down in a book, and results in a yellow card or (after two bookings) a red card, that is to say, the player is sent from the field of play.
  5. (law) The process of photographing, fingerprinting and recording identifying data of a suspect following arrest.

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