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capital

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈkapɪt(ə)l], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the city or town that functions as the seat of government and administrative centre of a country or region
(e.g: Warsaw is the capital of Poland)

- wealth in the form of money or other assets owned by a person or organization or available for a purpose such as starting a company or investing
(e.g: rates of return on invested capital were high)

- a letter of the size and form used to begin sentences and names
(e.g: he wrote the name in capitals)


Phrases:
- make capital out of
- with a capital —

Origin:
Middle English (as an adjective in the sense ‘relating to the head or top’, later ‘standing at the head or beginning’): via Old French from Latin capitalis, from caput ‘head’


[ˈkapɪt(ə)l], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (of an offence or charge) liable to the death penalty
(e.g: murder is the only capital crime in the state)

- (of a letter of the alphabet) large in size and of the form used to begin sentences and names.

- excellent
(e.g: he's a really capital fellow)


Phrases:
- make capital out of
- with a capital —

Origin:


[ˈkapɪt(ə)l], (Interjection)

Definitions:
- used to express approval, satisfaction, or delight
(e.g: That's splendid! Capital!)


Phrases:
- make capital out of
- with a capital —

Origin:


[ˈkapɪt(ə)l], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the distinct, typically broader section at the head of a pillar or column
(e.g: the pillars have moulded capitals)


Phrases:

Origin:
Middle English: from Old French capitel, from late Latin capitellum ‘little head’, diminutive of Latin caput







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