Meaning of “carry sth forward/over” in the English Dictionary

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"carry sth forward/over" in British English

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carry sth forward/over

phrasal verb with carry uk /ˈkær.i/ us /ˈker.i/ verb

to include an amount of money in a later set of calculations:

The balance in our account for June includes £5,000 carried over from May.

(Definition of “carry sth forward/over” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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