Definition of 'capitalize'
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Usually, when one villain takes out another, they're eager to capitalize on it. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)Still, someone out there knows, is somehow involved, and is trying to capitalize on the possibility regardless of how slim. CORMORANT (2002)It is only natural that you should try to push me into a corner and capitalize on it. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2002)
Steere had the superior position and he had to stay fluid to capitalize on the circumstances. ROUGH JUSTICE (2002)
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Used Occasionally. capitalize is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'capitalize'
British English: capitalize VERB
If you capitalize on a situation, you use it to gain some advantage for yourself.
The rebels seem to be trying to capitalize on the public's discontent with the government.
Definition of capitalize from the Collins English Dictionary
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