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(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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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…
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