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Definition of Capital

Capital
Capital Cap"i*tal, a. [F. capital, L. capitalis capital (in senses 1 & 2), fr. caput head. See Chief, and cf. Capital, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the head. [Obs.] Needs must the Serpent now his capital bruise Expect with mortal pain. --Milton. 2. Having reference to, or involving, the forfeiture of the head or life; affecting life; punishable with death; as, capital trials; capital punishment. Many crimes that are capital among us. --Swift. To put to death a capital offender. --Milton. 3. First in importance; chief; principal. A capital article in religion --Atterbury. Whatever is capital and essential in Christianity. --I. Taylor. 4. Chief, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of a state or nation; as, Washington and Paris are capital cities. 5. Of first rate quality; excellent; as, a capital speech or song. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Capital from wikipedia

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- Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is the killing of a person by the state as a punishment for a crime. The sentence ordering that an...
- A capital or capital city is the muni****lity holding primary status in a country, state, province, department, or other administrative region, usually...
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- Bain Capital is an American private investment firm based in Boston, M****achusetts. It specializes in private equity, venture capital, credit, public equity...
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- Social Capital, formerly known as Social+Capital Partnership, is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. The firm specializes in technology...
- Searchlight Capital Partners is a private equity firm. Searchlight Capital was established in 2010 by Eric Zinterhofer, Oliver Haarmann, and Erol Uzumeri...
- A corporation's share capital or capital stock (in US English) is the portion of a corporation's equity that has been obtained by the issue of shares in...
- In the field of sociology, cultural capital comprises the social ****ets of a person (education, intellect, style of speech, style of dress, etc.) that...