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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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They cover the origins and development of the global capitalist economy, the Great Recession and the US as the epicenter of global capitalist crisis, the debt-crisis in Europe and how Greece is situated at its center, the rise of China and its impact on global capitalist crises, and the movement toward socialism in the 21st century.
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