capital expenditure (CAPEX)

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An amount spent to acquire or upgrade productive assets (such as buildings, machinery and equipment, vehicles) in order to increase the capacity or efficiency of a company for more than one accounting period. Also called capital spending.

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If you have to put up a big capital expenditure you must be sure that the profits will be big long term.
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If you want to know if a product will be worth making you must figure out the capital expenditure and then decide how many customers it may bring.
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The company used much capital expenditure to upgrade its headquarters in New York and make their products much better looking overall.
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