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English definition of “capitalize”


verb [T often passive] (MONEY) (UK usually capitalise)     /ˈkæp.ɪ.təl.aɪz/ US  /-t̬əl-/
to supply money to a business so that it can develop or operate as it shouldInvesting money
(Definition of capitalize verb (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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