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capitalization

From Longman Business Dictionarycapitalizationcap‧i‧tal‧i‧za‧tion /ˌkəpətlaɪˈzeɪʃən-əˈzeɪ-/ (also capitalisation British English) noun [uncountable]FINANCE1the total value of a company’s sharesThe company’s capitalisation has increased to $81.5 billion.There were strong gains in large capitalization shares such as shipbuilding and steel companies.The early drop wiped around £800 million off the company’smarket capitalisation.2the total value of all the shares on a stockmarket at a particular timeShare prices are so low that the total market capitalization of the Seoul stock exchange last week amounted to only 66,000 billion Won.
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