[ fiz-i-kuh l kap-i-tl ]
/ ˈfɪz ɪ kəl ˈkæp ɪ tl /
tools, machinery, computers, and other equipment that are needed for the production of goods and services: money spent by business firms on physical capital.
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 …
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