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English definition of “positive net worth”

positive net worth

noun [U]     ACCOUNTING
the amount by which a company's assets are greater than its liabilities (= amounts of money that it owes): The company had a positive net worth of $1.6 billion at the end of the year. → Compare negative net worth
(Definition of positive net worth noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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