noun, plural accounts receivable.
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
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British Dictionary definitions for account receivable
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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