Definition of Capitalization
(noun) An estimated value of a business.
- American English – /kap-uh-tuh-luh-zAY-shuhn/
- British English – /kap-it-lie-zAY-shuhn/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˌkæpədl̩əˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
- British English – /ˌkapᵻtəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/
- Plural: capitalizations
- Variant spelling: capitalisation
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- Word origin of “capitalization” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- allocation of resources
- relations to production
- unit of production
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “capitalization.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved May 29, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/capitalization/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
capitalization. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/capitalization/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “capitalization.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed May 29, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/capitalization/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“capitalization.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 29 May. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/capitalization/>.