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English definition of “paid-in capital”

paid-in capital

noun [U]
(also paid-up (share) capital) FINANCE
the money that a company is paid for its shares by investors and for which complete payment has been received: Paid-in capital is capital that is brought in by investors in return for stock. The company has paid-up capital of 90 million rupees.
→ Compare partly-paid shares
(Definition of paid-in capital from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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