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noun and adjective

Not capitol (the building).’s section on Problem Words discusses capital and capitol. Click here for that discussion.

Example: We visited Richmond, the capital of Virginia. noun

Example: The founders raised sufficient capital to fund operations. noun

Example: She supports capital punishment. adjective

Example: This is a capital idea. adjective

Example: The word America begins with a capital letter. adjective

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