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capital expenditure

n.
1. Funds spent for the acquisition of a long-term asset.
2. An amount of money spent in this way.

capital expenditure

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) expenditure on acquisitions of or improvements to fixed assets

cap′ital expen′diture


n.
an addition to the value of fixed assets, as by the purchase of a new building.
[1895–1900]

capital expenditure

Spending on fixed assets (such as equipment).
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Noun1.capital expenditure - the cost of long-term improvements
cost - the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
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capital expenditure

nspese fpl in capitale
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