recapitalize

[ ree-kap-i-tl-ahyz ]
/ riˈkæp ɪ tlˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), re·cap·i·tal·ized, re·cap·i·tal·iz·ing.

to renew or change the capital of.

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Also especially British, re·cap·i·tal·ise .

Origin of recapitalize

First recorded in 1940–45; re- + capitalize
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British Dictionary definitions for recapitalize

recapitalize
/ (riːˈkæpɪtəˌlaɪz) /

verb

to provide (a bank, financial institution, or corporation) with more capital
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