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capital -- as in: invested capital
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The House of Mirth
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  • Ah, well, there must be plenty of capital on the look-out for such an investment.
  • She had affiliations of her own in every capital, and a facility for picking them up again after long absences; and the carefully disseminated rumour of the Brys' wealth had at once gathered about them a group of cosmopolitan pleasure-seekers.
  • "Yes: exactly—that's capital.

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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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