Definition of carry-over noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkæri əʊvə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæri oʊvər//
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  1. 1[usually singular] something that remains or results from a situation in the past His neatness is a carry-over from his army days. Stock prices fell today in a carry-over of selling from Wednesday’s drop.
  2. 2an amount of money that has not been used and so can be used later The £20 million included a £7 million carry-over from last year's underspend.
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