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verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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Jones said that the department had brought to book contractors operating without proper coverage for their workers.
In a statement she said "With the Supreme Court monitoring every turn of the investigations, I trust justice will prevail and the money looted will be recovered in full and the culprits brought to book.
His wife Anne, speaking from the family's home in Sutton Coldfield, said she and her husband were more determined than ever to ensure that the youngster is brought to book for his actions.
Obviously those who perpetrate acts of terrorism must be brought to book, with the least possible loss of innocent lives--no easy task.
Summary: New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): Lambasting the killing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosai, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday stated that the guilty must be brought to book.
Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, he said those involved in corruption will be brought to book.
Talking to PTV, Bugti said previous attackers were brought to book and perpetrators of this incident will also be brought to justice.
Police said that raids were in progress to arrest the Dolphin Force personnel nominated in the FIR and they would be brought to book soon.
Each and every one should be brought to book, and made to repay every penny of our money.
I just wonder if anyone will ever be brought to book or whether our leaders will once again let the public down very badly.
If priests, nuns or monks are guilty of abuse then they should be brought to book in the criminal courts.
Brought to Book ( a Body in the Library is a murder mystery evening with another novelist, Ann Cleeves, and ex-crime scenes investigation officer Helen Pepper next Thursday at 7.