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capital gains

plural noun  /ˈkæp·ɪ·t̬əl ˈɡeɪnz/
profits made by selling shares of a company or buildings and land
Translations of “capital gains”
in Chinese (Traditional) (出售資產或投資所獲得的)資本收益…
in Chinese (Simplified) (出售资产或投资所获得的)资本收益…
(Definition of capital gains from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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