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capital -- as in: invested capital
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Candide
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  • Candide and Cacambo got into the coach, the six sheep flew, and in less than four hours they reached the King's palace situated at the extremity of the capital.
  • This general eagerness at length gave him, too, a desire to see this capital; and it was not so very great a detour from the road to Venice.
  • I did not know that it was a capital crime for a Christian to be found naked with a young Mussulman.
  • Among those who did him the honours of the town was a little Abbe of Perigord, one of those busybodies who are ever alert, officious, forward, fawning, and complaisant; who watch for strangers in their passage through the capital, tell them the scandalous history of the town, and offer them pleasure at all prices.

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  • She worked hard to raise capital to start their new company.
  • She also earned additional income from a capital investment in her friend's company.

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