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1 capital /ˈkæpətl̟/ adjective
1 capital
/ˈkæpətl̟/
adjective
Learner's definition of CAPITAL
of a letter : in the form A, B, C, etc., rather than a, b, c : uppercase
sometimes used informally to give emphasis to a description
: having the main offices of a government
of a crime : having death as a possible punishment
see also capital punishment
2 capital /ˈkæpətl̟/ noun
plural capitals
2 capital
/ˈkæpətl̟/
noun
plural capitals
Learner's definition of CAPITAL
[noncount]
: money, property, etc., that is used to start or operate a business see also venture capital
: the money, property, etc., that a person or business owns
sometimes used figuratively
see also capital gains, capital goods, working capital
[count] : a letter in the form A, B, C, etc. : a capital letter
[count]
: a city in which the main offices of a government are located : a capital city
: the most important city for an activity or product
◊ Do not confuse capital with capitol.
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