Define: Capital

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Definition: Capital


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An amount of finance provided to enable a business to acquire assets and sustain it’s operations.



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Definition Sources


Definitions for Capital are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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