- 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.
Origin of working capital
First recorded in 1900–05
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- accounting current assets minus current liabilities
- current or liquid assets
- that part of the capital of a business enterprise available for operations