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carry-over

[kar-ee-oh-ver] /ˈkær iˌoʊ vər/
noun
1.
that which is carried over, postponed, or extended to a later time, account, etc.
2.
Bookkeeping. the total of one page of an account carried forward to the next.
3.
carryforward (def 2).
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; noun use of verb phrase carry over
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British Dictionary definitions for carry-over

carry over

verb (transitive, adverb)
1.
to postpone or defer
2.
(accounting, tax accounting) another term for carry forward
3.
(on the London Stock Exchange) to postpone (payment or settlement) until the next account day
noun
4.
something left over for future use, esp goods to be sold
5.
(accounting) a sum or balance carried forward
6.
another name for contango
7.
(tax accounting) another name for carry-forward See carry forward
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