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capital1

cap·i·tal1

capital1

 
pronunciation:
kae pih tl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the city where the government of a country or state is located.
The capital of the United States is Washington, D.C.The capital of Texas is Austin.
similar words:
center, city, seat
definition 2: money or other wealth owned by a business.
The company invested a lot of capital in new equipment.
synonyms:
cash
similar words:
means, money, resources, stock, supplies, wealth
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being the larger form of a letter of the alphabet. "T" is a capital letter, but "t" is not.
Write the first letter of your name as a capital letter.
similar words:
big, large
definition 2: able to be punished by death.
Murder is a capital crime in some states.
similar words:
serious
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Word Parts
The word capital contains the following parts:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.