capitalization

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

cap·i·tal·i·za·tion

noun \ˌka-pə-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌkap-tə-, British also kə-ˌpi-tə-\

Definition of CAPITALIZATION

1
a :  the act or process of capitalizing
b :  a sum resulting from a process of capitalizing
c :  the total liabilities of a business including both ownership capital and borrowed capital
d :  the total par value or the stated value of no-par issues of authorized stock
2
:  the use of a capital letter in writing or printing

First Known Use of CAPITALIZATION

1852

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