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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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It makes the creation of a capitalistic economy in 19th-century Canada come alive.
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He then argues forcefully that the recent decline of federal and local governmental support for housing assistance to the poor has been driven by the capitalistic idea that shelter is not a basic human right but a commodity whose allocation must be determined by supply and demand.
In part one Bernstein shows that by the 1540s Scotto was building on his ancestry in an old printing dynasty to expand the family business, taking advantage of the heightened possibilities for capitalistic enterprise offered in Venice and the fast production pace allowed by the new process of single-impression music printing.
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Specifically, it visits Garvey's capitalistic approach to the economic development of African Americans in the United States.