time|keep|ing [ `taım,kipıŋ ] noun uncount
1. ) the process or activity of recording how long something takes
2. ) BRITISH the ability to arrive on time

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • timekeeping — UK [ˈtaɪmˌkiːpɪŋ] / US [ˈtaɪmˌkɪpɪŋ] noun [uncountable] 1) British the ability to arrive on time 2) the process or activity of recording how long something takes …   English dictionary

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