There are 2 main translations of capital in Spanish

: capital1capital2

capital1

capital, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkapɪt(ə)l//ˈkæpədl/

noun

  • 1

    (city)
    capital feminine
  • 2

    (letter)
    mayúscula feminine
    write your name in capitals escriba su nombre con mayúsculas
    • small capitals versalitas
    • The bold black capitals make those letters seem separate from the words of which they are otherwise part.
    • I'll head each chapter with the kid's name all in capitals.
    • The inscription was in pencil - big, bold capitals, lettered by a young child's hand: MOM and DAD.
    • Creditors should sign both forms, date them, and write their name in capitals in the appropriate places on the bottom of the forms.
    • I stare at the signpost, seeing my name as white capital letters on a strip of green metal.
    • Or did they miss the English lesson where the teacher tells you not to put capitals and small letters in the middle of the same word.
    • But it wasn't Mr. Aldrich's block lettering in all capitals.
    • There is also no differentiation as capital letters and small letters in Tamil.
    • The second rule: you should use a mix of at least three of these four things: small letters, capital letters, numbers, and symbols.
    • The author of this new, third biography of the poet notes that Cummings signed his name in capitals in his personal correspondence, dealings with publishers and his diaries.
    • They signed my dad's menu - perhaps he signed theirs - and underneath each name he printed in his own careful capitals the names of their respective clubs.
    • A short, bald and rather round gent in his late fifties waits in the arrival lounge carrying a placard that reads my name in bold capitals.
    • Nokia to Samsung, CDMA to GSM, they loved big names, capital letters, oh so cute combinations!
    • Always distinguish the marks from surrounding printed text, for example, by putting the mark in all capital letters or using initial capitals and placing the mark within quotation marks.
    • He claimed the case was invalid because it spelled his name in all capital letters.
    • Right at the top, plastered across the faces of Deneuve, Buster Keaton, Cary Grant and Al Pacino, is Ebert's name in capital letters.
    • Firstly, I'm not sure why we need to have his name in capital letters.
    • At the end of the game some fans standing in a row behind one of the goals held up the letters of Ronaldo's name in big white capitals, just like the Hollywood sign.
    • From now, the organisation will be VisitScotland - two capital letters with the name joined together.
    • In tap, we have sentences and there is structure in the paragraph: All sentences begin with a capital letter; there are commas, exclamations.
  • 3

    Finance
    capital masculine
    (inflows/costs) (before noun) de capital
    they are seeking to gain political capital from the affair intentan sacar provecho político del asunto
    • capital assets activo fijo / inmovilizado
    • capital equipment / goods bienes de equipo / capital
    • capital expenditure gasto de capital
    • capital investment inversión de capital
    • (in UK) capital grant subvención de capital
    • capital growth crecimiento del capital
    • capital loss minusvalía
    • capital ratio ratio de capital
    • capital stock capital social
    • (in UK) capital transfer tax impuesto sobre las transferencias de capital
    • The company, which is developing a treatment for Alzheimer's disease, gained most of its development capital from overseas.
    • We look to business and the market to invest and develop financial capital, and the State has a role in regulating the economy.
    • They invested in more land, preferring to extend the scale of their operations rather than sink capital into improved productivity.
    • If you want to increase the entire wealth of the country, you need to have people saving and investing because you need capital.
    • The capital is invested by the institution to a large degree in interest bearing investments like government stock, etc.
    • We need some expansion capital, they don't particularly want to play.
    • Eircom says it is entitled to a return on capital invested in the business and to recover its operating costs.
    • It's been a site for assembling capital to fertilize productive enterprises.
    • Alternatively, you may be able to make greater returns from investing your capital, but this is by no means certain.
    • They all need capital to meet their needs for expansion and technical development.
    • In addition to a team, a space enterprise requires start-up capital.
    • The capitalist invests his or her capital to produce wealth, and only for that purpose.
    • At the end of the day, private banks want to get their hands on customers' capital, which they invest with gusto in return for juicy fees.
    • Now the firm believes the injection of development capital will help propel a new range of its products on to the worldwide stage.
    • The payback period is the number of years it takes before a project's discounted cash flows equal the initial capital invested.
    • The international airline industry is exceptional in that over its 60-year life it has never yielded a positive return on capital invested.
    • The average return on capital invested in land was only about 5 per cent, or little more than half of the return available in commerce or in industry.
    • There's a growing group of wealthy people who want to invest some of their capital in something that has a social purpose.
    • Such a fast return on capital invested made the management purchase of Parc look like a real bargain.
    • The obvious risks from exposure to the great unwashed are inevitably outweighed by the growth that access to all that fresh capital will produce.

adjective

  • 1

    Law
    (offense/crime) que está sancionado con la pena de muerte
    • The police federation nationally has always been in favour of the death penalty for certain capital crimes.
    • Witchcraft was a capital offence and so was being a Catholic.
    • Muhammad is being tried for a capital crime that carries the death penalty.
    • Look at the case recently mentioned in the Gleaner where some men were convicted of capital murder for a murder committed in the process of robbing a bank.
    • The same jury took less than four hours on Tuesday to convict her of capital murder, rejecting her insanity defence.
    • We have a statute in North Carolina that says once convicted of capital murder, that the full files can be disclosed.
    • The local prosecutor in turn pushed for capital murder charges.
    • The State of Texas has accordingly charged Yates with capital murder, a crime for which she may face the death penalty.
    • If you can't put together the how or the why of the murder, you are going to get a jury to make a leap of faith with you and convict somebody of capital murder.
    • But most defendants in capital crimes do not get decent lawyers: they get the inexperienced, the hopeless or the simply corrupt.
    • Does the US put a man's son to death because he has been convicted of a capital crime?
    • They need at least one of them, in my opinion, to convict in a capital murder case.
    • Defined as the unlawful carnal knowledge of a woman by force and against her will, rape was a capital crime already in early Anglo-Saxon times.
    • Whereas killing a man is a capital offence, murdering a woman is a lesser crime.
    • The standard isn't any different for a petty theft arrest than it would for the arrest of a capital crime.
    • Not realising that he was charged with a capital offence, the undefended Downey pleaded guilty.
    • But in this instance, the Houston case involved theft, not capital murder.
    • However I find this inconsistent with his claim to have feared being arrested for capital offences.
    • Nor is it lawful to accuse anyone of a capital offence.
    • He now faces capital charges of conspiring in the September 11 terrorist attacks.
  • 2

    • 2.1(major)

      (consideration) primordial
      (importance) capital
      (importance) primordial

    • 2.2(principal city)

      capital feminine

  • 3

    Printing
    (letter) mayúscula
    I don't believe in art with a capital A no creo en el Arte con mayúsculas
    • Assuming the piece is publishable, my name will be in there with a few names with a capital N.
    • In relation to a capital T, if it is just a nice, straight vertical line with a cross across the top, it is a sans serif font - a square block.
    • My loyalties, however, lie with one uncle only, and his name starts with a capital S.
  • 4dated

    (excellent)
    estupendo
    as exclamation capital! ¡estupendo!
    • Euan Semple, all-round capital fellow and big-time blogger at the BBC, got his gapingvoid t-shirt.
    • The first mate is a Pole called Conrad and is a capital chap.
    • He sounds like a capital bloke.

There are 2 main translations of capital in Spanish

: capital1capital2

capital2

capitel, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkapɪt(ə)l//ˈkæpədl/

noun

Architecture

  • 1

    capitel masculine
    • The capitals of the columns, entablature, cornice, and pediment are decorated with acanthus leaves and bouquets and geometrical mouldings in high Corinthian style.
    • The throne is seen from directly in front, but the entablature and column capitals are seen from the left.
    • The hall has highly polished, lathe-turned stone pillars, with capitals supporting brackets intricately carved with figures from Hindu mythology.
    • On either side of the mahogany headboard and footboard are columns with brass capitals supporting pediments.
    • Suspended from the architrave or from the capital of the column is a pinax with a picture of Herakles.