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Definition of

negative cash flow


higher expenditures than income a cash flow in which expenditures are higher than income

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Definitions of ’negative cash flow’ and meaning of ’negative cash flow’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’negative cash flow’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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