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Noun1.capitalisation - 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.capitalisation - 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.capitalisation - 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.capitalisation - 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
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A resolution to authorise the capitalisation issue is to be