Meaning of capitalization
Pronunciation: (kap"i-tl-u-zā'shun), [key]
- the act or process of capitalizing.
- the authorized or outstanding stocks and bonds of a corporation.
- the total investment of the owner or owners in a business enterprise.
- the total corporate liability.
- the total arrived at after addition of liabilities.
- conversion into stocks or bonds.
- the act of computing the present value of future periodical payments.
- capitalization (Thesaurus)