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carry sth forward

(also carry sth over)
phrasal verb with carry uk   us   /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 ​accountingperiod: carry sth forward to sth The ​shortfall will ​leave no ​cash to ​carryforward to the next ​budgetyear.
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