Definition of receivable
1 : capable of being received
2 : subject to call for payment notes receivable
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BT executives have described a system of inappropriate loans in Italy, taken against accounts receivable, that were used to pay suppliers.
The provision, if adopted, would force small businesses, partnerships, doctors and lawyers to be taxed on their accounts receivable, rather than their actual income.
Velocita owed the firm some $29 million in accounts receivable as of Jan. 31.
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RECEIVABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of receivable for English Language Learners
business : not yet paid
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