Capitalization definition

kăpĭ-tl-ĭ-zāshən
The total capital funds of a corporation, represented by stocks, bonds, undivided profit, surplus, etc.
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The total par or stated value of the stocks and bonds outstanding of a corporation.
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The definition of capitalization refers to writing in uppercase letters, or the total invested in a business or the total value of stocks and bonds of a corporation.

Writing in CAPITAL LETTERS (all letters in uppercase) is an example of capitalization.

If the total value of all outstanding shares of stock is $100,000, this is an example of a company's capitalization.

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The practice or act of capitalizing.
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The sum that results from capitalizing.
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The amounts and types of long-term financing used by a firm, including common stock, preferred stock, retained earnings, and long-term debt.
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The total par value or stated value of no-par capital stock issues.
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The act or system of using capital letters in writing and printing.
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The act or process of converting something into capital.
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The amount or sum resulting from this.
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The total invested in a business by the owner or owners.
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The total corporate liability.
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American and Oxford British English standard spelling of capitalisation.
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The use of capital letters in writing or printing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
capitalization
Plural:
capitalizations

Origin of capitalization