capital capital  /ˈkæ pə təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) assets available for use in the production of further assets
  2. (n) wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value
  3. (n) a seat of government
  4. (n) one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis
  5. (n) a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product
  6. (n) the federal government of the United States
  7. (n) a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
  8. (n) the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
  9. (adj) first-rate
  10. (adj) of primary importance
  11. (adj) uppercase

Usage(s):

  1. Once a remote outpost at the edge of the Soviet Union, the Estonian capital is now at the heart of Europe's weekend club scene.
  2. Opponents of capital punishment fear that Spenkelink's death, ending an unofficial moratorium, may lead to a wave of executions.
  3. One of the most cherished beliefs of supply-side zealots is that cuts in capital gains tax rates always increase revenue.

News

  1. Freeport Capital Inc. (CNSX:FAS) Hybrid PayTech Sponsorship & Participation At The Starlight Children's Foundation ...

    Freeport Capital Inc. (CNSX:FAS) Hybrid PayTech Sponsorship & Participation At The Starlight Children's Foundation Event This Saturday June 15th.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Capital City Players performing 'Dreamcoat'

    Capital City Players is bringing to life the story of Joseph and his coat of many colors from the book of Genesis. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical with lyrics by Tim Rice, first performed on Broadway in 1982.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Jefferson City News Tribune

  3. Capital BLF inc. announces an acquisition in Sherbrooke, the election of three new directors and the dividend for July ...

    Capital BLF inc. announces an acquisition in Sherbrooke, the election of three new directors and the dividend for July 2013
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "Our economy is large and it's open and flexible. Our capital markets are some of the deepest and most liquid. And the long-term health and strong foundation of our economy will shine through and be reflected in currency values," Bush said.
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  2. "At a time when events naturally make even the most daring investors more risk-averse, the needs of our economy require that our financial institutions not take this new capital to hoard it, but to deploy it," Paulson said.
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Reuters

  3. In 2003, the actor told Rolling Stone that he lived in "the homicide capital of the Southwest," and he complained about the locals in the area by claiming that 80 percent "of the people in my county are drunk."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Val Kilmer Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

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