capitalization Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “capitalization” in the English Dictionary

"capitalization" in British English

See all translations

capitalizationnoun

(UK usually capitalisation) uk   /ˌkæp.ɪ.təl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-t̬əl-/

capitalization noun (MONEY)

[S or U] the ​totalvalue of a company's shares on a stock exchange

capitalization noun (LETTER)

[U] the use of ​capitalletters
(Definition of capitalization from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"capitalization" in Business English

See all translations

capitalizationnoun [S or U]

(UK also capitalisation) uk   /ˌkæpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/  us   /-ṱəl-/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
(also cap, market cap, market capitalization) the ​totalvalue of a company's ​shares on a ​stockmarket: The company's capitalization ​collapsed by half to $32 ​billion.
the ​totalvalue of ​shares in a ​stockmarket or a ​number of ​stockmarkets: This year's ​IPOvolume is only 1.9% of the ​total capitalization of the Nasdaq, New York, and American ​stockmarkets.
(Definition of capitalization from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “capitalization”
in Chinese (Simplified) 资金, (公司在股票市场上的)资本总额,股本…
in Chinese (Traditional) 資金, (公司在股票市場上的)資本總額,股本…
What is the pronunciation of capitalization?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More