capital expenditure(redirected from Capital investments)
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1. Funds spent for the acquisition of a long-term asset.
2. An amount of money spent in this way.
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(Accounting & Book-keeping) expenditure on acquisitions of or improvements to fixed assets
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an addition to the value of fixed assets, as by the purchase of a new building.
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Spending on fixed assets (such as equipment).
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