Capital sum

  • 1 capital sum — ➔ sum1 * * * capital sum UK US noun [C] ► FINANCE an amount of money paid at one time, for example, by an insurance company, on an investment, or as a gift: »Special tax rules apply to capital sums received from the sale of patent rights …

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  • 2 capital sum — ► NOUN ▪ a lump sum of money payable to an insured person or paid as an initial fee or investment …

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  • 3 capital sum — noun : the amount specified for maximum injury or damage in an insurance policy * * * ˌcapital ˈsum [capital sum] noun a single payment of money that is made to sb, for example by an insurance company …

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  • 4 capital sum — /kæpətl ˈsʌm/ (say kapuhtl sum) noun the sum stated to be payable on the happening of some event against which insurance has been effected …

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  • 5 capital sum — Insurance. the maximum amount collectable for accidental death or for some major disabling injury, as one resulting in the loss of an eye, leg, or arm. Also called principal sum. * * * …

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  • 6 capital sum — noun a lump sum of money payable to an insured person or paid as an initial fee or investment …

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  • 7 capital sum — Fin a lump sum of money that an insurer pays, for example, on the death of the insured person …

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  • 8 capital sum — cost of manufacture, cost without profit …

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  • 9 sum — I (tally) noun compendium, essence, figure, gist, idea conveyed, meaning, score, substance, summary II (total) noun aggregate amount, all, entirety, everything, gross amount, sum total, the whole, totality, wholeness associated concepts: sum paid …

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  • 10 capital — cap·i·tal 1 adj [Latin capitalis, from caput head, a person s life (as forfeit)] 1 a: punishable by death capital murder b: involving execution a capital case 2 [Medieval Latin capitalis chief, principal, from Latin …

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  • 11 sum total — index aggregate, amount (result), corpus, in solido, principal (capital sum), quantity, sum (total) …

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  • 12 sum — ▪ I. sum sum 1 [sʌm] noun [countable] 1. an amount of money: • Large sums of money are spent on advertising campaigns. • The company was sold for a sum estimated at $2.3 billion. ˌcapital ˈsum 1 …

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  • 13 Capital — 1. n., adj., & int. n. 1 the most important town or city of a country or region, usu. its seat of government and administrative centre. 2 a the money or other assets with which a company starts in business. b accumulated wealth, esp. as used in… …

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  • 14 capital cover — The capital value of a portfolio, often a portfolio of property, divided by the capital sum to be financed. The lower the capital cover, the higher the risk …

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  • 15 Capital, Volume I — is the first of three volumes in Karl Marx s monumental work, Das Kapital, and the only volume to be published during his lifetime. Originally published in 1867, Marx s aim in Capital, Volume I is to uncover and explain the laws specific to the… …

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  • 16 Capital gains tax in Australia — Capital Gains Tax (CGT) in Australia applies to the capital gain made on disposal of any asset, except for specific exemptions. The most significant exemption is the family home. Rollover provisions apply to some disposals, one of the most… …

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  • 17 capital — cap i*tal (k[a^]p [i^]*tal), n. [Cf. L. capitellum and capitulum, a small head, the head, top, or capital of a column, dim. of caput head; F. chapiteau, OF. capitel. See {chief}, and cf. {cattle}, {chattel}, {chapiter}, {chapter}.] 1. (Arch.) The …

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  • 18 Capital employed — has many definitions and is not easily analysed. In general, it represents the capital investment necessary for a business to function. Consequently, it is not a measure of assets, but of capital investment: stock or shares and long term… …

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  • 19 capital contribution — n: a contribution of funds or property to the capital of a business by a partner, owner, or shareholder ◇ Under the Internal Revenue Code, a capital contribution is generally excluded from a company s gross income, unless it is a loan from a… …

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  • 20 capital grant — ➔ grant1 * * * capital grant UK US noun [C] ► GOVERNMENT, FINANCE a sum of money given by a government to an organization to buy buildings, land, equipment, etc., or to make improvements to them: »Ministers have decided that rail expansion must… …

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