Define: Capital

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Capital

Quick Summary of Capital

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

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Capital. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 21, 2019
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Capital. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: July 21, 2019).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Capital are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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