cash flow


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cash flow

n.
1. The pattern of income and expenditures, as of a company or person, and the resulting availability of cash: The city improved its cash flow by borrowing against future revenues.
2. The cash receipts or net income from one or more assets for a given period, reckoned after taxes and other disbursements, and often used as a measure of corporate worth.

cash′-flow′ adj.

cash flow

n
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) the movement of money into and out of a business
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) a prediction of such movement over a given period

cash′ flow`


n.
the actual cash available in a company to pay salaries, expenses, dividends, purchase new equipment, etc.; usu. the after-tax profit plus noncash charges, such as depreciation.
[1950–55]

cash flow

The movement of money into and out of a business entity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cash flow - the excess of cash revenues over cash outlays in a give period of time (not including non-cash expenses)
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
Translations
fluxo de caixa

cash flow

nliquidità, cash-flow m inv
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