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recapitalize Syllabification: re·cap·i·tal·ize
Pronunciation: /rēˈkapədlˌīz/

Definition of recapitalize in English:


[with object]
Provide (a business) with more capital, especially by replacing debt with stock.
Example sentences
  • And I do believe that the Fed is confident (especially after the early 1990s experience) that any banking system problem can be resolved by recapitalizing the industry (either directly or through cheap borrowings).
  • He offered to lend them money to repurchase the shares and recapitalise the business.
  • That type of undertaking means anything from radical changes in strategy to trimming product lines, selling non-core assets or businesses, recapitalizing foreign subsidiaries, realigning management, or selling the entire company.


Pronunciation: /rēˌkapədlˌīˈzāSHən/
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, the Italian government has earmarked 750 million euros in its 2005 budget for the company's recapitalization.
  • ‘We are exploring a whole range of alternatives, from recapitalization to selling everything,’ he says.
  • A private guarantor would do this by identifying and forcing the recapitalization of troubled institutions as soon as they weaken.
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