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English definition of “carry sth forward/over”

carry sth forward/over

phrasal verb with carry     /ˈkær.i/ US  /ˈker-/ 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.Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
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