One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person or organization responsible for keeping records or accounts.
- ‘He is the office manager and record-keeper at the government building.’
- ‘The ancient Chinese were obsessive record-keepers, and have a written history that goes back 5,000 years.’
- ‘Why were record keepers hesitant about naming certain individuals?’
- ‘He headed for London, where William Penn took him under his wing and recommended him as a clerk and record keeper for the London quarterly meeting.’
- ‘Divide the class into groups of about five students and assign a record keeper in each group.’
- ‘As the NHS moves from paper to electronic records, medical record-keepers are more vital than ever.’
- ‘School counselors who have served as record keepers of student data in schools are ideally positioned to use this data to advocate for traditionally underserved students.’
- ‘Puritan settlers maintained rule partly because they were America's first record-keepers.’
- ‘All good traders are also good record keepers.’
- ‘You need to be highly disciplined and an excellent record-keeper.’
- ‘He joined the civil service and became record keeper in the principal probate registry, Somerset House.’
- ‘A spokeswoman said the late filing "was inadvertent," and may have been brought about by a change of stock record keepers.’
- ‘The Egyptians were remarkable record keepers.’
- ‘Blackout periods typically occur when plans change record keepers or investment options, or when plans add participants due to a corporate merger or acquisition.’
- ‘He had worked for Lord Mountbatten as a chauffeur and record keeper before joining the church.’
- ‘Occasionally the record keeper noted that a shoemaker, a boatman, a carpenter, and a number of priests obtained licences to sell wine.’
- ‘According to a biography published by his son, Bingham was a meticulous record keeper.’
- ‘The trouble with widely circulated papers is that principals make handwritten notations on all of them, which are then returned to the central record keeper.’
- ‘Transactions are barred for a time so the new record keeper can verify account accuracy and make a reconciliation.’
- ‘The record keeper takes comprehensive notes during a session, and then edits them into a concise summary of discussions and decisions.’
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