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capital

[kap′itəl]
Etymology: L, caput, head
1 of the highest importance; involving danger to life.
2 of or pertaining to the head of the femur.

capital

An expenditure by an NHS institution on the acquisition of land, premises (including new and refurbished), equipment and vehicles etc. An expenditure is regarded as capital if it is in excess of £5,000.

capital

(căp′ĭ-tăl) [L. capitalis]
Pert. to the head.

capital

pertaining to the head.

capital femoral epiphysis
epiphysis of the head of the femur; its detachment represents a specific syndrome in pigs.
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There is no longer Capital Cities/ABC trading on the New York Stock Exchange," Disney spokesman John Dreyer said Friday, the last day of trading for Capital Cities stock.
Investors are receiving the equivalent of $127 in a combination of Disney stock and cash for each share of Capital Cities stock they hold.
The deadline for Capital Cities shareholders to return the election forms indicating their choices was 5 p.
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In his congratulatory speech President Kurmanbek Bakiev said the world history is rich with examples of transfers of capital cities caused by different reasons, but this is yet the first phenomenon in the post-Soviet countries.
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