an amount of money paid to an insured person or paid as an initial fee or investment
a plain capital letter
See fixed asset
the seat of government of a country or other political unit
a cost incurred on the purchase of land, buildings, construction and equipment to be used in the production of goods or the rendering of services
the amount by which the selling price of a financial asset exceeds its cost
Capital gains are the profits that you make when you buy something and then sell it again at a higher price .
Capital goods are used to make other products . Compare → consumer goods .
A capital lease is a lease that is treated as the purchase of the asset that is being leased.
a tax on capital or property as contrasted with a tax on income
A capital loss is a loss on investment property .
one of the largest and most heavily armed ships in a naval fleet
the par value of the total share capital that a company is authorized to issue
The value of something is how much money it is worth .
the abilities and skills of any individual, esp those acquired through investment in education and training, that enhance potential income earning
capital invested in an issue of ordinary shares, esp of a speculative enterprise
Seed capital is an amount of money that a new company needs to pay for the costs of producing a business plan so that they can raise further capital to develop the company.
A company's share capital is the money that shareholders invest in order to start or expand the business.
a letter having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as a lower-case letter
A country's capital account is the part of its balance of payments that is concerned with the movement of capital.
any assets, tangible or intangible, that are held for long-term investment
a budget for major capital or investment expenditures
A buffer is something that prevents something else from being harmed or that prevents two things from harming each other.
A capital expense is the cost of acquiring or making improvements to fixed assets .
the ratio of a company's debt capital to its equity capital
The growth of something such as an industry, organization, or idea is its development in size, wealth, or importance .
In economics, capital inflow is the amount of capital coming into a country, for example in the form of foreign investment .
Capital letters are the same as capitals .
the financial institutions collectively that deal with medium-term and long-term capital and loans
a crime for which the death penalty is used
a capital expenditure
any surplus of a business firm not derived from direct earnings or profits
a capital, used in Byzantine, Romanesque, and Norman architecture, in the form of a bowl with a square top
the part of the share capital of a company owned by ordinary shareholders or in certain circumstances by other classes of shareholder
the influence and earning power a person has as a result of his or her sexual attractiveness
If a place is the capital of a particular industry or activity, it is the place that is most famous for it, because it happens in that place more than anywhere else.
funds transferred abroad in order to avoid high taxes or to provide for a person's needs if flight from the country becomes necessary
Capital is a large sum of money which you use to start a business, or which you invest in order to make more money.
the shares of a company that have been sold or distributed
money from abroad invested, esp for a short term, in the country offering the highest interest rate
the network of social connections that exist between people, and their shared values and norms of behaviour, which enable and encourage mutually advantageous social cooperation
the total amount of money available for buying assets
Venture capital is capital that is invested in projects that have a high risk of failure, but that will bring large profits if they are successful .
Working capital is money which is available for use immediately, rather than money which is invested in land or equipment .
the total amount of value of the shares that a company is allowed to distribute
the practice of allowing a certain amount of money spent by a company on fixed assets to be taken off the profits of the company before tax is imposed
the money spent by a company on fixed assets which can be taken off the profits of the company before tax is imposed
the money used by a business for buying land, buildings, equipment etc
the equipment that a business buys