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capital account

n.
1. The component of a nation's balance of payments that includes the outflow and inflow of capital (that is, the purchases of foreign assets and foreign purchases of domestic assets).
2. An account stating the amount of funds and assets invested in a business by the owners or stockholders, including retained earnings.
3. A statement of the net worth of a business at a given time.
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capital account

n
1. (Economics) economics that part of a balance of payments composed of movements of capital and international loans and grants. Compare current account2
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting a financial statement showing the net value of a company at a specified date. It is defined as total assets minus total liabilities and represents ownership interests
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) US an account of fixed assets
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Noun1.capital account - (economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's outflow and inflow of financial securities
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
account statement, accounting, account - a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"
balance of international payments, balance of payments - a system of recording all of a country's economic transactions with the rest of the world over a period of one year; "a favorable balance of payments exists when more payments are coming in than going out"
2.capital account - (finance) an account of the net value of a business at a specified date
finance - the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets
account statement, accounting, account - a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"
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Translations

capital account

nconto capitale
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