cash flow

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cash flow (countable and uncountable, plural cash flows)

  1. (accounting) The sum of cash revenues and expenditures over a period of time.
    • 1994, Karel Williams, Cars: Analysis, History, Cases, page 216:
      Finally, the complex and multi-dimensional character of any performance gap can be explored further by introducing cash flow per vehicle produced as a third performance measure; this series shows the limits of Japanolatry because, on this measure, average car companies in Japan as well as America have real problems.
  2. (accounting) A statement of such transactions.

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  • German: Cashflow