Meaning of “capital requirement” in the English Dictionary

"capital requirement" in Business English

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capital requirementnoun [ C ]

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FINANCE an amount of money that a company needs in order to operate:

A high capital requirement is often a barrier to entry to a market.

BANKING, FINANCE an amount of money that a bank or other financial organization must have available in relation to the amount that it has lent:

Some Savings and Loan Associations were closed because they were unable to meet the new capital requirements.

(Definition of “capital requirement” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)