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Cash

The value of assets that can be converted into cash immediately, as reported by a company. Usually includes bank accounts and marketable securities, such as government bonds and banker's acceptances. Cash equivalents on balance sheets include securities that mature within 90 days (e.g., notes).

Cash

Physical currency printed on banknotes and coins. Cash may be exchanged for goods or services because it is legal tender in the country or region recognizing it. See also: Cash and cash equivalents.

cash

Coins and currency on hand and in checking account balances. Because cash is a nonearning asset, firms usually attempt to keep their cash balances to the minimum level required to sustain operations.

cash

see CURRENCY.

cash

see CURRENCY.
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Eventually the voucher could be made cashable at all schools in the country and there would be a single, though varied, system of educational provision.
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And Steria UK's chief operating officer Gavin Chapman said: "I am proud to be a part of a team that has taken real steps in transforming services and demonstrating cashable financial savings for the force.
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First, housing can be made more affordable for poor and middle-income Americans by converting the mortgage deduction into a cashable tax credit.
Business leaders are also sceptical about the government's ability to deliver on its new efficiency targets of pounds 30bn a year in cashable savings.
One programme, to reform the way the council deals with its customers, will cost pounds 140 million over the next ten years to return cashable savings of only pounds 148 million, they claim.
Rewards can be of many kinds - they can be a smile of appreciation, they could be merit points that are cashable for trips and the like, or they could be the knowledge that as a pupil you are likely to get good examination passes.
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