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capital

capital(
kah
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pih
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duhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (geography)
a. la capital
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Paris is the capital of France.París es la capital de Francia.
2. (letter)
a. la mayúscula
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Please spell out your name in capitals.Por favor escribe tu nombre con letras mayúsculas.
3. (finance)
a. el capital
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This new business plan ensures an increase in annual capital.Este nuevo plan de negocio asegura un aumento en capital anual.
4. (architecture)
a. el capitel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Greek capitals are the most beautiful columns in ancient architecture.Los capiteles griegos son las columnas más hermosas de la arquitectura antigua.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (important)
a. capital
His presence at the meeting was capital in reaching an agreement.Su presencia en la reunión fue capital para llegar a un acuerdo.
b. primordial
The capital objective is to get a new partner.El objetivo primordial es conseguir un nuevo socio.
6. (letter)
a. mayúsculo
Are proper nouns written with a capital letter?¿Los nombres propios se escriben con letra mayúscula inicial?
7.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(splendid)
a. estupendo
The show was capital!¡El espectáculo fue estupendo!
8. (legal)
a. capital
First-degree murder is considered a capital offense.Un asesinato premeditado es considerado delito capital.
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capital
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (letter)
a. la mayúscula
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (city)
a. la capital
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (finance)
a. el capital
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
4. (fig)
a.
to make capital out of somethingsacar partido de algo
capital assetsactivo fijo, bienes de capital
capital expenditureinversión en activo fijo
capital gains taximpuesto sobre las plusvalías
capital goodsbienes de equipo or de producción
capital investmentinversión (de capital)
capital stockcapital escriturado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (letter)
a. mayúscula
capital TT mayúscula
6. (colloquial)
a.
he's arrogant with a capital Aes terriblemente arrogante es un arrogante de tomo y lomo,, es rearrogante
capital citycapital f
7. (law)
a.
capital crime or offensedelito capital
capital punishmentpena capital or de muerte
8. (important)
a. capital
of capital importancede capital importancia
9. (old-fashioned) (United Kingdom)
a. (splendid)
capital!¡excelente!
capital [ˈkæpɪtl]
adjective
1 (Jur) capital
2 (chief) capital
3 (essential) capital; primordial
of capital importance de capital importancia
4 [+letter] mayúsculo
capital Q Q (f) mayúscula; he's Conservative with a capital C es conservador con mayúscula
5 (splendid) magnífico; estupendo
capital! ¡magnífico!; ¡estupendo!
noun
1 (also capital letter) mayúscula (f)
capitals (large) mayúsculas (f); versales (f); (small) versalitas (f); please write in capitals escribir en letras de imprenta
2 (also capital city) capital (f)
3 (Economics) capital (m)
to make capital out of sth sacar provecho de algo
4 (Archit) capitel (m)
modifier
capital account (n) cuenta (f) de capital
capital allowance (n) desgravación (f) sobre bienes de capital
capital assets (n) activo (m) fijo
capital expenditure (n) inversión (f) de capital
capital gain(s) (n) plusvalía (f)
capital gains tax (n) impuesto (m) sobre las plusvalías
capital goods (n) bienes (m) de equipo
capital growth (n) aumento (m) del capital
...with prospects for gains in both income and capital growth The higher the income you require when you originally invest, the less chance there is of capital growth
capital investment (n) inversión (f) de capital
capital levy (n) impuesto (m) sobre el capital
capital offence capital offense (US) (n) delito (m) capital
capital outlay (n) desembolso (m) de capital
capital punishment (n) pena (f) de muerte
capital reserves (n) reservas (f) de capital
capital sentence (n) condena (f) a la pena de muerte
capital ship (n) acorazado (m)
capital spending (n) capital (m) adquisitivo
capital stock (n) (capital) capital (m) social or comercial; (shares) acciones (f) de capital
capital sum (n) capital (m)
capital transfer tax (n) (Britain) impuesto (m) sobre plusvalía de cesión
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