1The action of writing or printing in capital letters or with an initial capital.
- Specifically, if the capitalization of the initial letter of nouns serves as a cue for word class, it should affect structural extraction and thereby the missing-letter effect.
- An irregular capitalization of the initial letter is assumed to activate wrong lexical units and therefore slows down word identification.
- The capitalization reduces the top inscription to its barest signification, equating Morrison's name directly with her prize.
2 Finance The provision of capital for a company, or the conversion of income or assets into capital.
- Most important is the idea that the value of an asset is the capitalization of the stream of future services expected to be thrown off by the asset.
- The second method makes use of the capitalization of annual income earned from British financial and real investment abroad.
- Industry sources said the startup will hire as many as 100 people and have an initial capitalization of $3540 million.
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