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Definition of

capital project

Operations & Production

project requiring capital investment a project that involves expenditure of an organization's monetary resources for the purpose of creating capacity for production. Capital projects are usually large scale, complex, need to be completed quickly, and involve capital expenditure.

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Definitions of ’capital project’ and meaning of ’capital project’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’capital project’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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