the amount of capital needed to carry on a business.
Accounting. current assets minus current liabilities.
liquid capital assets as distinguished from fixed capital assets.
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Origin of working capital
First recorded in 1900–05
Words nearby working capital
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British Dictionary definitions for working capital
accounting current assets minus current liabilities
current or liquid assets
that part of the capital of a business enterprise available for operations
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