Definition of capital expenditure in English:

capital expenditure

Line breaks: cap|ital ex¦pend|iture


[mass noun]
Money spent by a business or organization on acquiring or maintaining fixed assets, such as land, buildings, and equipment: the past twelve months have seen cutbacks in capital expenditure by all ten water companies
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  • We have companies looking to fund acquisitions or capital expenditures.
  • Last year, semiconductor companies spent $28 billion on capital expenditure.
  • Capital expenditure accounts for 11 percent of the Eastern Cape's total budget.

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