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capital

1) n. from Latin for caput, meaning "head," the basic assets of a business (particularly corporations or partnerships) or of an individual, including actual funds, equipment and property as distinguished from stock in trade, inventory, payroll, maintenance and services. 2) adj. related to the basic assets or activities of a business or individual, such as capital account, capital assets, capital expenditure, and capital gain or loss. 3) n. an amount of money a person owns, as in "how much capital do you have to put into this investment?" as distinguished from the amount which must be financed. (See: capital account, capital assets, capital gains or losses, stock in trade)

capital

noun assets, available means, balances, bank annuities, belongings, caput, cash supplies, credits, economic resources, finances, financial provision, financial resources, funds, funds for investment, funds in hand, holdings, income, investment portfolio, investments, line of credit, liquid assets, money, pecuniary resources, property, ready cash, receipts, reserves, resources, revenue, savings, sors, working assets
Associated concepts: authorized capital, capital account, capital assets, capital budget, capital case, capital construccion, capital contribution, capital crime, capital expenditure, capital gains, capital gains tax, capital improvement, capiial in a corporation, capital investment, capital loss, capital of a state, capital offense, capital outlay, capital paid-in, capital project, capital punishment, capital reserve, capital stock, capital surplus, circulating capital, distribution of capptal, equity capital, fixed capital, floating capital, impairrent of capital, reduction of capital, return of capital, stated capital, working capital
Foreign phrases: Excusat aut extenuat delictum in capitallbus quod non operatur idem in civilibus.That excuses or extenuates a wrong in capital cases which would not have the same effect in civil suits.
See also: assets, basic, cardinal, cash, central, deadly, essential, fund, important, leading, master, material, monetary, money, possessions, premium, prime, principal, resource, salient, seat, securities, security, select, share, stellar, stock, substance, treasury

CAPITAL, political economy, commerce. In political economy, it is that portion of the produce of a country, which may be made directly available either to support the human species or to the facilitating of production.
     2. In commerce, as applied to individuals, it is those objects, whether consisting of money or other property, which a merchant, trader, or other person adventures in an undertaking, or which he contributes to the common stock of a partnership. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1458.
     3. It signifies money put out at interest.
     4. The fund of a trading company or corporation is also called capital, but in this sense the word stock is generally added to it; thus we say the capital stock of the Bank of North America.

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131) Since the triggerman is obviously a "major participant" in a felony murder, Tison can be read to require that a triggerman must act with reckless indifference to human life to be capitally punishable for felony murder.
The analysis yields three major findings: (1) capital sentencing is concentrating dramatically; (2) executions are concentrating more gradually; and (3) both trends persist within most capitally active states.
Thus, in 177 of the 205 death-eligible cases included in the Connecticut death penalty study, no jury evaluated the appropriate punishment for the death-eligible defendant for any of a number of reasons: the case was not capitally charged, the prosecutor chose not to seek the death penalty, or a guilty plea or some other factor diverted the case from a capital sentencing jury determination.
EPC projects in the GCC are forecasted to increase in size and complexity, and project owners are now enhancing their own capabilities to execute their rapidly growing and expensive portfolios in a capitally efficient manner, outlined experts from Deloitte, leading professional services firm, at a recent seminar in Dubai.
In the end, it is difficult to conceive that a larger investment--whether more physically visible or more capitally intense, which often go together, of course--would be subjected to the same misguided analysis about the nature of its customers.
Mark Walton, managing director of Walton Robinson said "If you are more interested in a capitally robust investment in Newcastle city centre, Jesmond or Sandyford then its best to look for a property that is in a poorer condition, as investors may be able to raise a deposit but affording a refurbishment on top can be a stretch so there are good deals to be had.
When a district attorney elects to proceed capitally in a murder case, there are extra costs incurred by the state.
109, 125 (2004) (finding that in course of study "[t]he court agreed with the mental health professional on 326 of 327 cases"); David Freedman, When Is a Capitally Charged Defendant Incompetent to Stand Trial?
26) A reprieve may be "ex necessitate legis: as where a woman is capitally convicted and pleads her pregnancy: though this is no cause to stay the judgment, yet it is to respite the execution till she be delivered.
Doss has also served as lead counsel pro bono in two separate death penalty cases in the last year, in which he partnered with the American Bar Association Death Penalty Representation Project to represent the capitally charged clients in conjunction with two large national law firms.
1), ET 41 is purposefully imprecise in fixing a specific punishment, simply stating that the offender would be punished capitally.