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accounts receivable

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Definition of accounts receivable in English:

plural noun

Money owed to a company by its debtors.
Example sentences
  • Another selling point is the company's current $310,000 in accounts receivable (with payables of about $130,000).
  • So even though the cost to the employer goes down and the employee saves money through smaller health-insurance premiums, the accounts receivable of the health-care providers goes up.
  • Everything from accounts receivable to payroll to tax-return preparation was done by those bureaus because we couldn't afford our own computers.

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