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Meaning of "Capitol" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CAPITOL

From Latin Capitōlium, from caput head.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CAPITOL

Capitol  [ˈkæpɪtəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CAPITOL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Capitol is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CAPITOL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Capitol

A capitol is a building in which a legislature meets, including: ▪ Capitol of Puerto Rico in San Juan ▪ Capitole de Toulouse in Toulouse, France ▪ Capitolio Nacional in Colombia ▪ Capitolio Federal in Venezuela ▪ El Capitolio in Havana, Cuba ▪ List of state capitols in the United States ▪ United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Capitol may also refer to: ▪ Capitol, a Roman-themed board game ▪ Capitol, a fictional city in The Hunger Games novels ▪ Capitol, a U.S. soap opera ▪ Capitol Air, was a charter airline from the United States, which was operational from 1946 to 1982 ▪ Capitol College, a private, non-profit, and non-sectarian college located just south of Laurel, Maryland ▪ Capitol Corridor, an Amtrak railroad corridor ▪ Capitol Records, a U.S. record label ▪ Capitol Reef National Park, a U.S. National Park in south-central Utah ▪ Capitol Wrestling Corporation, a predecessor organization to World Wrestling...

Definition of Capitol in the English dictionary

The definition of Capitol in the dictionary is the temple on the Capitoline. Other definition of Capitol is Also called: statehouse the building housing any state legislature.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CAPITOL


acropetal
əˈkrɒpɪtəl
basipetal
beɪˈsɪpɪtəl
bicipital
baɪˈsɪpɪtəl
capital
ˈkæpɪtəl
centripetal
sɛnˈtrɪpɪtəl
digital
ˈdɪdʒɪtəl
fatal
ˈfeɪtəl
hospital
ˈhɒspɪtəl
lickspittle
ˈlɪkˌspɪtəl
little
ˈlɪtəl
multicipital
ˌmʌltɪˈsɪpɪtəl
multihospital
ˌmʌltɪˈhɒspɪtəl
noncapital
ˌnɒnˈkæpɪtəl
nonhospital
ˌnɒnˈhɒspɪtəl
occipital
ɒkˈsɪpɪtəl
spital
ˈspɪtəl
spittle
ˈspɪtəl
suboccipital
ˌsʌbɒkˈsɪpɪtəl
title
ˈtaɪtəl
vital
ˈvaɪtəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CAPITOL

Capitol Hill
capitolian
Capitoline

WORDS THAT END LIKE CAPITOL

air pistol
Bristol
City of Bristol
cyclitol
erythritol
extol
inositol
maltol
mannitol
myoinositol
phytol
pinitol
pistol
santol
sorbitol
sotol
State Capitol
the Capitol
water pistol
xylitol

Synonyms and antonyms of Capitol in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Capitol» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CAPITOL

Find out the translation of Capitol to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Capitol from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Capitol» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

国会大厦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Capitol
570 millions of speakers

English

Capitol
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कैपिटल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

العاصمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Capitol
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Capitol
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দেবরাজ জুপিটারের মন্দির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Capitole
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Capitol
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kapitol
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キャピトル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

국회 의사당
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Capitol
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Capitol
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கேபிடல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॅपिटल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Capitol
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Campidoglio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Capitol
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Capitol
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Capitol
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Capitol
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Capitol
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Capitol
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Capitol
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Capitol

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CAPITOL»

The term «Capitol» is very widely used and occupies the 11.863 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CAPITOL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Capitol» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Capitol» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Capitol

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10 QUOTES WITH «CAPITOL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Capitol.
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Grace Abbott
The jam is moving toward the Capitol where Congress sits in judgment on all the administrative agencies of Government.
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Jack Abramoff
A senator will come off Capitol Hill and they'll be barred from two years from lobbying in the Senate. So they'll pick the phone up and they'll call their buddy, the senator, their old buddies, and they'll say, 'Listen, I'm here at this law firm now. I can't lobby you, but my new partner, Jack, can lobby you.'
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Gary Ackerman
From the U.S. Capitol Building to the White House, our national symbols that represent freedom to so many of us, were built by people who were anything but free.
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James F. Amos
We're all concerned about the budget. We're all concerned about what's happening financially in our country. There's no question about it. Congress is working day and night. In fact, every time I go home the lights are on at the top of the Capitol.
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Lionel Barber
Our U.S. audience is composed of globally-minded Americans, an elite category, the ones who do have passports, the decision-makers, senior ranks in the administration, senators on Capitol Hill.
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Les Baxter
Under my contract with Capitol, I have complete freedom to do just about anything I want in my own way.
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Les Baxter
I don't know what the problem with Capitol is. Some one's got to wake 'em up. Prod 'em a little bit.
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Barry Bostwick
I'll have the chance to do a production number on A Capitol Fourth.
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Merry Clayton
I started with Bobby Darin. He signed me to Capitol when I was 15. I was 14, getting ready to be 15. Then the next encounter I had was with I think Peggy Lee. I sang background with The Blossoms with Darlene Love.
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Caleb Cushing
And if this House is to be scared, by whatever influences, from its duty, to receive and hear the petitions of the People, then I shall send my voice beyond the walls of this Capitol for redress.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CAPITOL»

Discover the use of Capitol in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Capitol and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Vault Guide to Capitol Hill Careers
This new Vault guide provides an inside look at the opportunities available in government, public affairs, and politics in the nation's capital.
William McCarthy, 2003
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Capitol
Describes the history of the Washington, D.C. Capitol complex buildings, including the United States Capitol building, Senate and House of Representatives office buildings, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress buildings, and others.
Tamara L. Britton, 2010
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Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the ...
A compelling history of the Reconstruction era is viewed from the perspective of America's first black members of Congress and their key role in promoting such reforms as public education for all children, equal rights, and protection from ...
Philip Dray, 2008
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Black Men Built the Capitol: Discovering African-American ...
The first book of its kind, with comprehensive up-to-date details Historic sites along the Mall, such as the U.S. Capitol building, the White House and the Lincoln Memorial, are explored from an entirely new perspective in this book, with ...
Jesse J. Holland, 2007
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Freedom's Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of ...
Traces lesser-known events in the history of the modern U.S. Capitol building while revealing the significant contributions of Confederacy president Jefferson Davis, Union quartermaster general Montgomery Meigs, and architect Thomas U. ...
Guy Gugliotta, 2012
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The Beatles' Story on Capitol Records: The albums
"The Beatles'Story on Capitol Records, Part Two: The Albums" is the second volume of Bruce Spizer's epic Capitol project. The book opens in 1964 with the release of "Meet The Beatles!" and moves forward through 1967's "Magical Mystery Tour.
Bruce Spizer, Alan W. Livingston, Capitol Records, Inc, 2000
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Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington ...
The former convicted lobbyist talks about his past as a highly-paid political operative and discusses the current culture of Washington which continues to pay exorbitant fees for lobbyists, fostering a climate of corruption, inefficiency, ...
Jack Abramoff, 2011
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Capitol Idea: Think Tanks and U. S. Foreign Policy
Abelson focuses on a host of high profile think tanks - including the Brookings Institution, the Heritage Foundation, and the Project for the New American Century - and on the public and private channels they rely on to influence important ...
D. E. Abelson, 2006
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Capitol City Fireman
Every little kid dreams of being a fireman, most grow out of it; those who don't just want to work in a big city at a busy firehouse. These are the stories of one man who did just that.
Jake Rixner, 2010
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Capitol Reef National Park: The Complete Hiking and Touring ...
Finally, the total experience of enjoying Capitol Reef National Park has been captured in one comprehensive volume.
‎2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CAPITOL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Capitol is used in the context of the following news items.
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South Carolina One Step Closer to Removing Confederate Flag …
South Carolina is one step closer to removing a Confederate battle flag from its capitol grounds in Charleston following a vote taken in the state ... «Christian Post, Jul 15»
2
Rotunda Closing Changes Capitol Tour Route
With the Rotunda closing for six weeks this summer, Capitol tour guides will be offering a modified tour of the Capitol, that does not include ... «Roll Call, Jul 15»
3
Beatles' Ringo Starr to mark 75th birthday at Capitol Records in …
Ringo Starr will celebrate his 75th birthday today (7 July) outside Capitol Records in Hollywood, with his friends, filmmaker David Lynch, Eagles ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
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Hindu group wants statue on Capitol grounds
The group originally created the 8½-foot-tall bronze Baphomet statue to be placed at the Oklahoma Capitol but nixed those plans after the ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
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'Indian Education Summit' slated at Capitol in Bismarck
'Indian Education Summit' slated at Capitol in Bismarck. Tuesday ... second Indian Education Summit is slated at the state Capitol in Bismarck. «KFGO, Jul 15»
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Tours will show hidden parts of the NC Capitol
Special "Under the Dome Discovery Tours" to take visitors to behind-the-scenes areas of the State Capitol are being offered this month and ... «Fayetteville Observer, Jul 15»
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Senators Weigh In on Capitol Police Hiring
The Capitol Police union alleges department brass is circumventing the agency's mandatory retirement age of 57 to hire back friends. «Roll Call, Jul 15»
8
Permitless concealed carry enforcement extended to Kansas Capitol
It's now legal for visitors to enter the Kansas Capitol carrying a concealed firearm without a permit. Concealed carry became legal in the Capitol ... «Wichita Eagle, Jul 15»
9
Gay cop creates 'Safe Place' on Capitol Hill
Officer Jim Ritter places a “Safe Place” sticker on the window of a business on Capitol Hill in Seattle. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times). «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
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Junipero Serra statue to stay in U.S. Capitol -- for now
Capitol Hill visitors walk in front of a statue of missionary Junipero Serra, center, located in Statuary Hall, also known as the Old Hall of the ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»

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