Meaning of “carry sth forward” in the English Dictionary

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"carry sth forward" in Business English

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carry sth forward

also carry sth over
phrasal verb with carry uk /ˈkæri/ us 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)