TeachMeFinance.com - explain capitalize
capitalize -- (1) to supply with capital. (2) to authorize the sale of a specified amount of capital stock. (3) The accounting treatment of large expenses as part of a firm's assets. Thus, rather than treating an expense as a deduction from the income statement, it is treated as an investment and is expected to generate future income.
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