from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A long-term asset, such as land or a building.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An asset that is recorded on a balance sheet as capital - that is, property that creates more property, such as a factory that creates shoes, or a forest that yields a quantity of wood.
  • n. An asset in the sense of accounting, but also including financial assets such as stocks or bonds.


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