how to pronounce ledger


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ledger is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ledger in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… sides of the ledger if you like also …”

meanings of ledger


  1. A collection of accounting entries consisting of credits and debits.
  2. A book for keeping notes, especially one for keeping accounting records; a record book, a register.
  3. Short for ledger bait (“fishing bait attached to a floating line fastened to the bank of a pond, stream, etc.") or ledger line (“fishing line used with ledger bait for bottom fishing; ligger").
  4. A board attached to a wall to provide support for attaching other structural elements (such as deck joists or roof rafters) to a building.
  5. A large, flat stone, especially one laid over a tomb.


  1. To engage in bottom fishing.
  2. To use (a certain type of bait) in bottom fishing.
  3. To record (something) in, or as if in, a ledger.


  1. A surname​.

ledger frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ledger occurs in english on average 3.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ledger can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ledger can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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