capital expenditure

Definition

Money spent to acquire or upgrade physical assets such as buildings and machinery. also called capital spending or capital expense.

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As the company's customer base grew, it had to also expand its operations and allocated extra capital expenditure to build a new factory.

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You should try and make sure that you can handle every capital expenditure you need without taking out a loan.

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As I was building my vast empire of chain stores, there were many times where my capital expenditure played a major role in growing.

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