Definition of “capital investment” - English Dictionary

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“capital investment” in English

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capital investmentnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkæp.ɪ.təl ɪnˈvest.mənt/ us /ˌkæp.ɪ.t̬əl ɪnˈvest.mənt/ also capital expenditure

Examples from literature

  • Moreover, we have lost part of our hold on the food-producing countries of the world by the sale of our capital investments in those countries to pay for the war. 
  • While his management was safe and sane, it had not produced a very large return upon the capital investment. 

(Definition of “capital investment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“capital investment” in Business English

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capital investmentnoun [ U ]

uk us

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, PRODUCTION →  capital expenditure

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