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carry over

verb

Definition of CARRY OVER

transitive verb
1
a :  to transfer (an amount) to the next column, page, or book relating to the same account
b :  to hold over (as goods) for another time or season
2
:  to deduct (a loss or an unused credit) from taxable income of a later period
intransitive verb
:  to persist from one stage or sphere of activity to another

First Known Use of CARRY OVER

1745

Rhymes with CARRY OVER

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