capital

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noun
1 money used to start a business, etc.
ADJECTIVE
risk, venture

They are hoping to attract funding from venture-capital firms.

fixed
seed (esp. AmE), start-up
equity, investment, share
working
foreign, private
human, intellectual, knowledge, political, social (all figurative)
VERB + CAPITAL
have

We don't have enough capital to buy new premises.

accumulate, acquire, amass
attract, borrow, generate, raise

He had various ideas on how to raise capital for the project.

invest, provide, put, put up, sink

The company has put a lot of capital into the project.

We can't expect the government to put up the capital.

He sank vast amounts of capital in the venture.

allocate, expend
free, free up, release (esp. BrE), unlock (esp. BrE)
tie up

Our capital is all tied up in property.

CAPITAL + NOUN
assets, goods, resources, stock
costs, expenditure, investment, outlay, repayment (esp. BrE), spending
accumulation, growth
account
fund, funding, grant

He secured $175 million in capital funding from investors.

campaign (AmE), project

We are launching a capital campaign to renovate the historic building.

investment in major capital projects

gain, gains, loss

capital gains tax

flows, inflow, mobility, movement, outflow
receipt (esp. BrE)
value

the capital value of the property

market
PHRASES
capital and labour/labor

Both capital and labor were scarce.

an injection of capital

Inner city areas require a large injection of capital.

a return on your capital

Investors want an immediate return on their capital.

2 city
ADJECTIVE
great, major

The department store has branches in all major capitals.

British, Japanese, etc.
foreign
provincial, regional, state
cultural, finance, financial, etc.
PREPOSITION
in a/the capital

the fast pace of life in the capital

capital of
PHRASES
the … capital of the world

Las Vegas is the gambling capital of the world.

{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
adj.
Capital is used with these nouns: ↑accumulation, ↑asset, ↑budget, ↑city, ↑cost, ↑crime, ↑distribution, ↑expenditure, ↑expense, ↑export, ↑flow, ↑goods, ↑grant, ↑income, ↑injection, ↑investment, ↑letter, ↑market, ↑mobility, ↑murder, ↑offence, ↑outlay, ↑project, ↑punishment, ↑receipt, ↑repayment, ↑requirement, ↑reserve, ↑resource, ↑spending, ↑stock, ↑sum, ↑tax, ↑transfer

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