Definition of British capital

1. Noun. The capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of British Capital

British Pharmaceutical Codex
British Semi-Longhair
British Semi-Longhairs
British Shorthair
British Shorthairs
British Sign Language
British Somaliland
British Summer Time
British Thermal Unit
British Virgin Islander
British Virgin Islands
British West Indies
British anti-Lewisite
British bulldog
British capacity unit
British capital (current term)
British empiricism
British gum
British invasion
British monetary unit
British overseas territory
British people
British pound
British racing green
British racing greens
British shilling
British spelling
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Literary usage of British capital

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1. The Export of Capital by Charles Kenneth Hobson (1914)
"If British capital were prevented from entering a particular occupation abroad, ... British capital would flow to a less attractive occupation, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"... but the important words,” by the Author of the Modern Athens,” which conic after “British capital,” have been omitted by the cataloguer, thus leading us ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1849)
"It will thus be seen, that through the combination of British capital and skill, ... So much for the productiveness of British capital in manufacturing ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1849)
"It will thus be seen, that through the combination of British capital and skill, ... So much for the productiveness of British capital in manufacturing ..."

5. Mexico's Treasure House (Guanajuato): An Illustrated and Descriptive Account by Percy Falcke Martin (1906)
"British capital in Guanajuato Mines and Mexico Generally.—Two Great Concerns, one Dead and the other Dying.—Some Defective Management of By-gone Times. ..."

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