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 Capital Capital

noun

  • () assets available for use in the production of further assets  ( working capital, capital )
    assets available for use in the production of further assets
  • () a seat of government  ( capital )
    a seat of government
  • () wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value  ( capital )
    wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value
  • () one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis  ( capital letter, majuscule, upper-case letter, uppercase, capital )
    one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis
     printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters
    printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters
  • the upper part of a column that supports the entablature  ( cap, capital, chapiter )
    the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
  • a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories  ( Capital, Das Kapital )
    a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
  • the federal government of the United States  ( Capital, Washington )
    the federal government of the United States
  • a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product  ( capital )
    a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product
     the crime capital of Italy
    the crime capital of Italy
     the drug capital of Columbia
    the drug capital of Columbia
  • adj

  • uppercase  ( capital, great, majuscule )
    uppercase
     capital A
    capital A
     great A
    great A
     many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script
    many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script
  • of primary importance  ( capital )
    of primary importance
     our capital concern was to avoid defeat
    our capital concern was to avoid defeat
  • first-rate  ( capital )
    first-rate
     a capital fellow
    a capital fellow
     a capital idea
    a capital idea