American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The assets of a business that can be applied to its operation.
- n. The amount of current assets that exceeds current liabilities.
- n. business, accounting A financial metric that is a measure of current assets of a business that exceeds its liabilities and can be applied to its operation
- n. assets available for use in the production of further assets
“The partner would be responsible for providing working management and, where applicable, help for working capital for such items as (1) land clearing, fertilizer, seed or seedlings and all requirements for crop production; (2) refurnishing and restocking operations; (3) establishing a cattle and swine operation.”
“He also added that but once had all the club members united in applauding the same speaker; only Samuel Jones, who afterwards became the "golden rule" mayor of Toledo, had been able to overcome all their dogmatic differences, when he had set forth a plan of endowing a group of workingmen with a factory plant and a working capital for experimentation in hours and wages, quite as groups of scholars are endowed for research.”
“Colgate-Mexico’s borrowing requirements to finance working capital were generally denominated in local currency.”
“To support such an operation, k613,000 was estimated as working capital requirements for the first year, rising to k1,605,000 by year five.”
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