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English definition of “carry sth forward”

carry sth forward

(also carry sth over) phrasal verb with carry     /ˈkæri/ verb [T]
ACCOUNTING to copy an amount of money on the next page or column of an account, or to move it to a later accounting period: carry sth forward to sth The shortfall will leave no cash to carry forward to the next budget year.
(Definition of carry sth forward from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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