account receivable

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noun, plural accounts receivable.
  1. a claim against a debtor, carried on open account, usually limited to debts due from the sale of goods and services.

Origin of account receivable

First recorded in 1935–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for account receivable

bill, debt, invoice, receivable

British Dictionary definitions for account receivable

account receivable

  1. accounting, US a current asset account showing amounts payable to a firm by customers who have made purchases of goods and services on credit
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