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capital1 US English

The most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center

capital2 US English

The distinct, typically broader section at the head of a pillar or column

capital city in capital1 US English

The most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center

capital sum US English

A lump sum of money payable to an insured person or paid as an initial fee or investment

capital gain US English

A profit from the sale of property or of an investment

capital goods US English

Goods that are used in producing other goods, rather than being bought by consumers

capital levy US English

A tax by means of which the state appropriates a fixed proportion of private wealth

capital ship US English

A large warship such as a battleship or aircraft carrier

drop capital US English

A large capital letter at the beginning of a section of text, occupying more than the depth of one line

fixed capital US English

Capital invested in fixed assets

human capital US English

The skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual or population, viewed in terms of their value or cost to an organization or country

risk capital US English

another term for venture capital.

share capital US English

The part of the capital of a company that comes from the issue of shares

seed capital US English

see seed money.

small capital US English

A capital letter that is of the same height as a lowercase x in the same typeface, as this

loan capital US English

Money required to run a business which is raised from loans rather than shares

capital market US English

The part of a financial system concerned with raising capital by dealing in shares, bonds, and other long-term investments

cushion capital US English

A capital resembling a cushion pressed down by a weight, seen particularly in Romanesque churches

flight capital US English

Money transferred abroad to avoid taxes or inflation, achieve better investment returns, or to provide for possible emigration

social capital US English

The networks of relationships among people who live and work in a particular society, enabling that society to function effectively

venture capital US English

Capital invested in a project in which there is a substantial element of risk, typically a new or expanding business

working capital US English

The capital of a business that is used in its day-to-day trading operations, calculated as the current assets minus the current liabilities

capital adequacy US English

The statutory minimum reserves of capital which a bank or other financial institution must have available

capital-intensive US English

(Of a business or industrial process) requiring the investment of large sums of money

capital punishment US English

The legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime

capital territory US English

A territory containing the capital city of a country, in Australia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and elsewhere

with a capital —— US English

Used to give emphasis to the word or concept in question

capital expenditure US English

Money spent by a business or organization on acquiring or maintaining fixed assets, such as land, buildings, and equipment

capital gains tax US English

A tax levied on profit from the sale of property or of an investment

with a capital —— in capital1 US English

Used to give emphasis to the word or concept in question

capital transfer tax US English

(In the UK) a tax levied on the transfer of capital by gift or bequest (replaced in 1986 by inheritance tax)

make capital out of in capital1 US English

Use to one’s own advantage

make capital out of US English

Use to one’s own advantage

Australian Capital Territory US English

A federal territory in New South Wales, Australia, that consists of two enclaves ceded by New South Wales—one in 1911 to contain Canberra, the other in 1915 containing Jervis Bay. The latter became the Jervis Bay Territory in 1988

National Capital Territory of Delhi US English

A territory in north central India containing the old city of Delhi and the capital New Delhi

capital US English

The most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center

noncapital US English

(Of an offense) not punishable by death

capital letter in capital1 US English

A letter of the size and form used to begin sentences and names

block capitals US English

another term for block letters.

capital US Thesaurus

Warsaw is the capital of Poland

capital English-Spanish

capital f

capital Spanish-English

cardinal, prime

capital fijo Spanish-English

fixed capital

gran capital Spanish-English

el gran capital

pena capital Spanish-English

death penalty


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