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current assets

pl.n.
Cash or assets convertible into cash at short notice.

current assets

pl n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) cash and operating assets that are convertible into cash within a year. Also called: floating assets Compare fixed assets

cur′rent as′sets


n.pl.
assets that are readily convertible into cash.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.current assets - assets in the form of cash (or easily convertible into cash)
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
assets - anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
capital, working capital - assets available for use in the production of further assets
Translations

current assets

[ˈkʌrntˈæsɛts] npl (Fin) → attivo realizzabile e disponibile
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