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cap·i·tal·i·za·tion

 (kăp′ĭ-tl-ĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The practice or act of capitalizing.
b. The sum that results from capitalizing.
2.
a. The amounts and types of long-term financing used by a firm, including common stock, preferred stock, retained earnings, and long-term debt.
b. The total par value or stated value of no-par capital stock issues.
3. The use of capital letters in writing or printing.

capitalization

(ˌkæpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

capitalisation

n
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping)
a. the act of capitalizing
b. the sum so derived
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting the par value of the total share capital issued by a company, including the loan capital and sometimes reserves
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) the act of estimating the present value of future payments, earnings, etc
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the act of writing or printing in capital letters

cap•i•tal•i•za•tion

(ˌkæp ɪ tl əˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of capitalizing.
2. the authorized or outstanding stocks and bonds of a corporation.
3.
a. the total investment of the owner or owners in a business enterprise.
b. the total corporate liability, including borrowed capital.
c. the total of these amounts.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.capitalization - writing in capital letters
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
2.capitalization - an estimation of the value of a business
estimate, estimation - a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; "many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"; "in my estimation the boy is innocent"
market capitalisation, market capitalization - an estimation of the value of a business that is obtained by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the current price of a share
3.capitalization - the act of capitalizing on an opportunity
exploitation, development - the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"
4.capitalization - the sale of capital stock
overcapitalisation, overcapitalization - (business) too much capitalization (the sale of more stock than the business warrants)
marketing, merchandising, selling - the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money

capitalization

noun
Money or property used to produce more wealth:
Translations

capitalization

[kəˌpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncapitalización f

capitalization

n
(Fin) → Kapitalisierung f, → Kapitalisation f
(Typ) → Großschreibung f

capitalization

[ˌkæpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (Fin) → capitalizzazione f; (total sum of capital) → capitale m complessivo