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.
Capital vs. CapitolCapital and capitol are both commonly used in political contexts and are separated by just one letter, making them frustratingly easy to confuse. When it comes to these two terms, it’s important to note that one has a number of meanings while the other refers to a certain type of building. Capital has many definitions. It can mean “the wealth owned or employed in business …
Origin of capital account
First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for capital account
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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