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Working capital   /wˈərkɪŋ kˈæpətəl/   Listen
Working capital

Assets available for use in the production of further assets.  Synonym: capital.

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"Working capital" Quotes from Famous Books

... this instance the old man had overreached himself, and finding it necessary to increase his working capital, he incorporated his holdings into the Cardigan Redwood Lumber Company and floated a bond-issue of a million dollars. They were twenty-year six per cent. certificates; the security was ample, and I invested for you three hundred ...
— The Valley of the Giants • Peter B. Kyne

... killed, goes in quest of another in the most business-like manner, as you would go for the plumber or the glazier. In most cases the male is the ornamental partner in the firm, and contributes little of the working capital. There seems to be more equality of the sexes among the woodpeckers, wrens, and swallows; while the contrast is greatest, perhaps, in the bobolink family, where the courting is done in the Arab fashion, the female fleeing with all her speed and ...
— Wake-Robin • John Burroughs

Words linked to "Working capital" :   assets, liquid assets, quick assets, seed money, venture capital, current assets, operating capital, risk capital, stock, capital

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