capital account

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1. An account that tracks the movement of funds for investments and loans into and out of a country. The capital account makes up part of the balance of payments.
2. An account in which a firm records expenditure on capital items.

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I opened a capital account and I was very happy to see how much money we were making as well.

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You should try to keep a good capital account available so that you can access it any time you want.

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The capital account was especially useful in explaining the investments and types of relationships between us and a few foreign nations.

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