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English definition of “called-up share capital”

called-up share capital

noun [U]
 
 
(also called-up capital)
FINANCE the amount of a company's capital which has been paid for by people who have bought shares, or for which the company is asking payment: The firm has just €2000 of called-up share capital, no trading activities, and no cash reserves.
(Definition of called-up share capital from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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