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noun capital pronunciation in British English /ˈkæpɪt(ə)l/
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    capital city

    [countable] the city where a country or region has its government
    Madrid is the capital of Spain.
    state/regional/provincial capital: Tallahassee is the state capital of Florida.
    1. a.
      the most important place for an activity or industry
      Milan, Italy’s fashion capital
      capital of: Officials will fly to Houston, capital of the American oil industry.
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    capital letter

    [countable] the large form of a letter, for exampleAorB’, that you use at the beginning of a sentence or name
    in capitals: He wrote the title in capitals.



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