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capitalize

  
, capitalise         
      vb   mainly tr  
1    intr; foll by: on   to take advantage (of); profit (by)  
2    to write or print (text) in capital letters or with the first letter of (a word or words) in capital letters  
3    to convert (debt or retained earnings) into capital stock  
4    to authorize (a business enterprise) to issue a specified amount of capital stock  
5    to provide with capital  
6      (Accounting)   to treat (expenditures) as assets  
7   
a    to estimate the present value of (a periodical income)  
b    to compute the present value of (a business) from actual or potential earnings  
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capitalize

  
, capitalise            (with)       on   benefit from, cash in on     (informal)   exploit, gain from, make the most of, profit from, take advantage of  

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