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Dictionary definition for: Capital

1. (n) assets available for use in the production of further assets

2. (s) first-rate; "a capital fellow" "a capital idea"

3. (n) wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

4. (s) punishable by death; "a capital offense"

5. (n) a seat of government

6. (s) of primary important; "our capital concern was to avoid defeat"

7. (n) 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

8. (s) uppercase; "capital A" "great A" "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

9. (n) a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories

10. (n) the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

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