USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled “capitalise.”
capitalize(
kah
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pih
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duh
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layz
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (finance)
a. capitalizar
We had to take out another loan to get the funds needed to capitalize the business.Tuvimos que pedir otro préstamo a fin de conseguir los fondos necesarios para capitalizar el negocio.
2. (to write in capital letters)
a. escribir con mayúsculas
In the text, I have capitalized the words that are explained in the notes.En el texto, escribí con mayúsculas las palabras que se explican en las notas.
3. (to write with an initial capital letter)
a. escribir con letra mayúscula inicial
You need to capitalize the word "Earth" when it refers to our planet.Tienes que escribir la palabra "Tierra" con letra mayúscula inicial cuando se refiere a nuestro planeta.
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capitalize
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (finance)
a. capitalizar
2. (word, letter)
a. escribir con mayúscula
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capitalize [kəˈpɪtəlaɪz]
transitive verb
1 (Economics) (provide with capital) capitalizar
2 [+letter, word] escribir con mayúscula
intransitive verb
to capitalize on sacar provecho de; aprovechar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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