Definitions of capital:
  • noun:   the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
  • noun:   one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis
    Example: "Printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases"
  • noun:   a seat of government
  • noun:   wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value
  • noun:   assets available for use in the production of further assets
  • noun:   a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
  • adjective:   uppercase
    Example: "Capital A"
  • adjective:   of primary important
    Example: "Our capital concern was to avoid defeat"
  • adjective:   punishable by death
    Example: "A capital offense"
  • adjective:   first-rate
    Example: "A capital fellow"

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