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The capital of a business which is used in its day-to-day trading operations, calculated as the current assets minus the current liabilities.
money, finance, finances, funds, the wherewithal, the means, assets, wealth, resources, reserves, deep pockets, stock, principalView synonyms
- ‘Many firms have found it difficult to obtain working capital or export credit.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘In the current environment, working capital management may not be top of your agenda but, ideally, it should be.’
- ‘More important, it also includes investments in long-term assets and working capital.’
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