capital contribution. 1. Cash, property, or services contributed by partners to a partnership. [Cases: Partnership  72, 355. C.J.S. Partnership §§ 80, 409.] 2. Funds made available by a

shareholder, usu. without an increase in stock holdings. [Cases: Corporations  60. C.J.S. Corporations §§ 122–125.] CAPITAL CRIME

capital crime.See capital offense under OFFENSE(1).


capitale (kap-i-tay-lee). [Latin “a thing”] Hist. 1.Movable property, esp. animals (such as 100 head of cattle). • Over time, chattel became the more common term. 2. A stolen thing, or its equivalent value. Pl. capitalia. [Blacks Law 8th]