capital loss


noun

loss from the sale of assets, as of bonds or real estate.

Nearby words

  1. capital goods,
  2. capital investment,
  3. capital letter,
  4. capital letters,
  5. capital levy,
  6. capital market,
  7. capital offense,
  8. capital outlay,
  9. capital punishment,
  10. capital resources

Origin of capital loss

First recorded in 1920–25

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