working-capital

working capital

noun
1.
the amount of capital needed to carry on a business.
2.
Accounting. current assets minus current liabilities.
3.
liquid capital assets as distinguished from fixed capital assets.

Origin:
1900–05

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working capital
 
n
1.  accounting current assets minus current liabilities
2.  current or liquid assets
3.  that part of the capital of a business enterprise available for operations

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