capital

  

Definitions (3)

1.Wealth in the form of money or assets, taken as a sign of the financial strength of an individual, organization, or nation, and assumed to be available for development or investment.
2.Accounting: Money invested in a business to generate income.
3.Economics: Factors of production that are used to create goods or services and are not themselves in the process.

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  • I have invested all of my capital in long term investments hoping to make my retirement funds increase and go further.

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  • The small business owner needed to find an investment firm that was willing to give him the needed capital to rent the building he wanted to put his business in.

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  • He was trying to raise enough capital for his start-up business so that he could start producing widgets by July of this year.

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