- working capital
working capital see capital
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
- working capital
A company's current assets (stocks, debtors and cash at bank) less its current liabilities (creditors). It is important for a company to have sufficient working capital to finance its day-to-day expenses of running the business.
Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010.
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