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capital requirementnoun [C]

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FINANCE an ​amount of ​money that a ​companyneeds in ​order to ​operate: A high ​capitalrequirement is often a ​barrier to ​entry to a ​market.
BANKING, FINANCE an ​amount of ​money that a ​bank or other ​financialorganization 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 ​capitalrequirements.
(Definition of capital requirement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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