re·ceiv·able /ri-'sē-və-bəl/ adj
1: capable of being received
2: subject to call for payment
notes receivable see also account receivable
receivable n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective due, due to be paid, in arrears, mature, outstanding, owed, owing, payable, redeemable, unpaid II index delinquent (overdue), passable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Due; ready to be collected.
An amount that is owed to a business; an account that records amounts due.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Amount owed by a debtor to a creditor to satisfy a debt or a claim. For example, accounts receivable are monies owed to a company for goods or services that have been delivered or performed, but not yet paid for by the customer.
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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