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noun

the sum of the after-tax profit of a business plus depreciation and other noncash charges: used as an indication of internal funds available for stock dividends, purchase of buildings and equipment, etc.

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Origin of cash flow

First recorded in 1950–55
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cash flow

noun

the movement of money into and out of a business
a prediction of such movement over a given period
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