Definition of capex in English:


Syllabification: cap·ex
Pronunciation: /ˈkapeks


  • Capital expenditure: in the current year the company’s capex is expected to be in the region of $200 million
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    • "The capex per subscriber will be much lower."
    • The real costs are much more than the lost revenue; it also includes diversion of resources and unwarranted capex due to undue network investment.
    • Even so, the US will still account for 30 per cent of the total capex.


1980s: shortened form of capital expenditure.

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