Definition of working capital in English:

working capital

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[mass noun] Finance
  • The capital of a business which is used in its day-to-day trading operations, calculated as the current assets minus the current liabilities. Also called net current assets.
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    • In the current environment, working capital management may not be top of your agenda but, ideally, it should be.
    • These might include funds for acquisitions or simply working capital to carry out day-to-day operations.
    • Some businesses irreparably damage their working capital position by extending unrealistic credit to customers.

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