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capital

noun
 
 
/ˈkæpɪtəl/
CITY [C] A2 the most important city in a country or state, where the government is based: Paris is the capital of France.Towns, cities and villages (general)
MONEY [U] an amount of money that you can use to start a business or to make more moneyAccountingSavings, interest and capital
LETTER [C] ( also capital letter,
 
 
)
A2 a large letter of the alphabet used at the beginning of sentences and names → See also block capitalsPunctuation
(Definition of capital noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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