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petty cash

noun
1.
a cash fund for paying small charges, as for minor office supplies or deliveries.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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Examples for petty cash
  • He was eager at that point to give away the memorabilia that he would later be accused of selling for petty cash, illegally.
  • All of the magazine's petty cash mysteriously disappeared.
  • Henry uses a petty cash fund to make small payments without having to write checks for small amounts.
  • The petty cash fund maintained by the facilities director was kept in her personal bank account off school premises.
  • petty cash vouchers should be sequentially pre-numbered and all vouchers, including voided vouchers, should be accounted for.
British Dictionary definitions for petty cash

petty cash

noun
1.
a small cash fund kept on a firm's premises for the payment of minor incidental expenses
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