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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
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{Linum Usitatissimum = Linum usitatissimum (Cooper's capitalization varies) is the botanical name for the variety of flax from which linen is made}
I doubt if one of them was interested in any business the total capitalization of which exceeded a couple of hundred thousand dollars.
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However, 10 companies with market capitalizations of more than $5 billion (large cap) comprised two-thirds of the revenues.
Although not issued at the time of this writing, it should provide authoritative guidance that directly applies to acquisition-related capitalizations.
A determination of how capitalization can affect income should be included.
The regulation represents a policy-level response to what many had perceived to be zeal on the part of some IRS field personnel in applying the Court's "significant future benefits" standard and, in many respects, represents a sea change in the government's traditional perspective on capitalization. This article provides an overview of the new regulations and offers insights into their development and likely implications.
The Supreme Court required capitalization on the grounds that the payments created a separate and distinct asset having a useful life extending substantially beyond the end of the taxable year.
equities have an estimated market capitalization of $11.7 trillion, U.S.
Of the five requirements set forth by the court, only one was relevant in the instant case: the costs must represent current expenses, not capital expenditures.(7) Although the Tax Court had rejected the IRS's contention that the takeover of NSC constituted a merger, reorganization, or recapitalization, the court sought guidance from several court decisions involving changes in corporate structure or capitalization in order to classify the expenditures at hand.