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timekeeping n : the act or process of determining the time

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  1. the measurement of time, or determining what the local time is.

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For the Disney attraction, see The Timekeeper.
A timekeeper is an instrument or person that measures the passage of time; in the case of the latter, often with the assistance of a clock or stopwatch. In addition, the timekeeper records time, time taken, or time remaining during events such as sports matches.

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