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British English: /ˈkapɪt(ə)l/
American English: /ˈkæpədl/

Translation of capital in French:


  • 2
    also: capital city
    capitale (f)
    fashion capital of the world
    capitale mondiale de la mode
  • 3
    uncountable (gen) (Business, Finance) (wealth)
    capitaux (mpl) , capital (m)
    with a capital of £500,000
    au capital de 500 000 livres sterling
    to make capital out of something
    tirer profit de quelque chose
    to make political capital out of something
    tirer profit de quelque chose dans un but politique
    before n (amount, base, loss, outlay, turnover)
    de capital


  • 1
    capital A crazy with a capital C (informal)
    dingue avec un D majuscule or un grand D
  • 2 (Law)
    (offence, crime, sentence)
  • 3 (essential) to be of capital importance
    être d'une importance capitale
  • 4
    (British English) (excellent)

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