Capital

Capital may refer to:

  • Capital city, the area of a country, province, region, or state, regarded as enjoying primary status, usually but not always the seat of the government
  • Capital (economics), a factor of production that is not wanted for itself but for its ability to help in producing other goods
  • Capital (architecture), the crowning member of a column or a pilaster
  • Capital letter, an upper-case letter in a writing system

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