booking

book|ing
S3 [ˈbukıŋ] n
1.) an arrangement to travel by train, use a hotel room etc at a particular time in the future
bookings on cruise ships
I made a booking for two double rooms.
I'm calling to confirm my booking (=say definitely that I want to travel etc) .
If you cancel your booking , there will be a small charge.
Places on the course are limited and advance booking is essential.
block booking
(=a booking for a large number of dates, seats, rooms etc)
2.) an arrangement made by a performer to perform at a particular time in the future
3.) BrE the act of writing a football player's name in a book as a punishment for breaking the rules

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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