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English definition of “capital”


noun [C]    /ˈkæp·ɪ·t̬əl/ (also capital letter)
grammar a form of a letter used to begin sentences and names of people , places , and organizations : THIS SENTENCE IS PRINTED IN CAPITALS/CAPITAL LETTERS. capitalization    /ˌkæp·ɪ·t̬əl·əˈzeɪ·ʃən/ noun [U] Rules of capitalization vary from language to language . capitalize    /ˈkæp·ɪ·t̬əlˌɑɪz/ verb [T] The names of streets are always capitalized .
(Definition of capital noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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