Define: Capital Expenditure

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Capital Expenditure


Quick Summary of Capital Expenditure


Spending on non-current (fixed) assets of a business.



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Synonyms For Capital Expenditure


capital spending, capital investment, capital outlay, capital cost, capital expenses


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Capital Expenditure are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.