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return on capitalnoun [C or U]

uk   us   abbreviation ROC FINANCE, ACCOUNTING
also return on capital employed a company's profit for a particular period compared with the capital invested in the company. This shows how effectively the company is using the amount of capital invested in it to make a profit: Last year they made a return on capital of 28%.
also return on investment the profit from an investment compared with the amount invested in it: Our investment in real estate produced a healthy 20% return on capital.
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