capital account


noun

a business account stating the owner's or shareholder's interest in the assets.
capital accounts, Accounting. accounts showing the net worth in a business enterprise.

Nearby words

  1. capillatus,
  2. capillus,
  3. capistration,
  4. capita,
  5. capital,
  6. capital allowance,
  7. capital asset,
  8. capital assets,
  9. capital budget,
  10. capital expenditure

Origin of capital account

First recorded in 1890–95

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British Dictionary definitions for capital account

capital account

noun

economics that part of a balance of payments composed of movements of capital and international loans and grantsCompare current account (def. 2)
accounting a financial statement showing the net value of a company at a specified date. It is defined as total assets minus total liabilities and represents ownership interests
US an account of fixed assets
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