capital gain

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capital gain

n.
The amount by which proceeds from the sale of a capital asset exceed the original cost.

capital gain

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) the amount by which the selling price of a financial asset exceeds its cost

cap′ital gain′


n.
profit from the sale of assets, as bonds or real estate.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.capital gain - the amount by which the selling price of an asset exceeds the purchase price; the gain is realized when the asset is sold
financial gain - the amount of monetary gain
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