capitalization love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The practice or act of capitalizing.
  • noun The sum that results from capitalizing.
  • noun The amounts and types of long-term financing used by a firm, including common stock, preferred stock, retained earnings, and long-term debt.
  • noun The total par value or stated value of no-par capital stock issues.
  • noun The use of capital letters in writing or printing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The use of capital letters at the beginning of words in writing or printing. Also spelled capitalisation.
  • noun The act of capitalizing.
  • noun The act of computing or realizing the present value of a periodical payment. Conversion into capital: as, the creditors consented to the capitalization of half their claims. Also spelled capitalisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of capitalizing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun North America Alternative form of capitalisation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of capitalizing on an opportunity
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
  • noun the sale of capital stock
  • noun writing in capital letters

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

capitalize +‎ -ation.

Examples

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