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Meaning of "capon" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CAPON

Old English capun, from Latin cāpō capon; related to Greek koptein to cut off.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CAPON

capon  [ˈkeɪpən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CAPON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Capon 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 CAPON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

capon

Capon

A capon is a rooster or cockerel that has been castrated to improve the quality of its flesh for food. In the United Kingdom, birds sold as capons are simply large chickens rather than castrated roosters.

Definition of capon in the English dictionary

The definition of capon in the dictionary is a castrated cock fowl fattened for eating.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CAPON


Crippen
ˈkrɪpən
hippen
ˈhɪpən
lippen
ˈlɪpən
mislippen
ˌmɪsˈlɪpən
misshapen
ˌmɪsˈʃeɪpən
overripen
ˌəʊvəˈraɪpən
ripen
ˈraɪpən
Ripon
ˈrɪpən
shapen
ˈʃeɪpən
shippen
ˈʃɪpən
shippon
ˈʃɪpən
tapen
ˈteɪpən
undershapen
ˌʌndəˈʃeɪpən
unshapen
ʌnˈʃeɪpən
wippen
ˈwɪpən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CAPON

caple
capless
caplet
caplin
capmaker
capnomancy
capo
capo tasto
capocchia
capoeira
caponata
Capone
caponier
caponise
caponize
caporal
Caporetto
capot
capote
capouch

WORDS THAT END LIKE CAPON

assault weapon
atomic weapon
binary weapon
biological weapon
bioweapon
dalapon
enhanced radiation weapon
laser weapon
murder weapon
nuclear weapon
offensive weapon
particle beam weapon
secret weapon
superweapon
traditional weapon
unweapon
weapon
yapon

Synonyms and antonyms of capon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «capon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CAPON

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

Translator English - Chinese

阉鸡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

capón
570 millions of speakers

English

capon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कायर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كابون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

каплун
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

capão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খাসি মোরগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chapon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Capon
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kapaun
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

食用おんどり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

식용 수탉
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Capon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gà trống thiến
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆண்மை நீக்கப் பட்டு உணவுக்காக கொழுக்க வைக்கப்பட்ட சேவல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॅंपोन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kısırlaştırılmış horoz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cappone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kapłon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

каплун
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

clapon
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καπόνι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kapoen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kapun
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Capon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of capon

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CAPON»

The term «capon» is regularly used and occupies the 79.297 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CAPON» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «capon» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «capon» 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 capon

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CAPON»

Discover the use of capon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to capon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Capon Valley. Its Pioneers and Their Descendants, 1698 to 1940
The Capon Valley, in Hampshire County, WV, was settled by the Pugh family, whose antecedents were among the famous Welsh founders of Pennsylvania.
Maud Pugh, 2009
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Kingdom, Grace, Judgment: Paradox, Outrage, and Vindication ...
Here in one volume is Robert Farrar Capon's widely praised trilogy on Jesus' parables ? The Parables of the Kingdom, The Parables of Grace, and The Parables of Judgment.
Robert Farrar Capon, 2002
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Supper of the Lamb: A Culinary Reflection
Supper of the Lamb is a collection of recipes and essays by Robert F. Capon.
Robert F. Capon, 1989
4
Architectural theory
Chronicling the evolution of architectural theory from ancient Greece through medieval times to today, this classic reference offers the most coherent and broad survey available.
David Smith Capon, 1999
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Key Account Management and Planning: The Comprehensive ...
Timely, important, and essential, Key Account Management and Planning is the only reference handbook those with key account responsibilities will ever need.
Noel Capon, 2002
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Understanding the Business Environment
This combination of both the internal and external environment of organisations is unusual, and marks this book out as particularly valuable for courses aiming to give students a rounded introduction to business.
Claire Capon, 2009
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Understanding Strategic Management
The book has been written for undergraduate and postgraduate students on one-semester or short courses.
Claire Capon, 2008
8
The Marketing Mavens
Next year’s profits don’t depend on next year’s numbers but on next year’s customers. The Marketing Mavens points the way to those customers, profits, and an increased stock price. From the Hardcover edition.
Noel Capon, 2007
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Understanding Organisational Context: Inside and Outside ...
This text is aimed at students taking an introductory module on HND and degree courses in business, and those studying business as part of any degree course.
Claire Capon, 2004
10
Genesis: The Movie
Using this novel approach in "Genesis, the Movie," Capon develops a commentary of theological scope and depth on the first three chapters of Genesis.
Robert Farrar Capon, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CAPON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term capon is used in the context of the following news items.
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UK fire brigade 'unprepared' for another 7/7 attack
UK fire brigade 'unprepared' for another 7/7 attack. By Felicity Capon 7/7/15 at 4:33 PM. Firefighters speak out on 7/7 One of the 7/7 bombers destroyed a ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
2
Migrant found dead in Channel Tunnel
Migrant found dead in Channel Tunnel. By Felicity Capon 7/7/15 at 1:33 PM. Migrant found dead in Channel Tunnel French gendarmes stand guard near a line ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
3
Death notices
FLORENCE ALBERTA SHIRLEY, 87, of Capon Bridge, W.Va., died Sunday, July 5, 2015, at her home. Arrangements are by McKee Funeral ... «The Winchester Star, Jul 15»
4
Send extremists to Syria, says former counter terror chief
By Felicity Capon 7/7/15 at 6:19 PM. Britons travelling to join ISIS Perhaps the most notorious Briton to have travelled to join ISIS - a man known as 'Jihadi John' ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
5
Hampshire County sees two ATV accidents in one night
Emergency personnel from Capon Bridge and Slanesville Fire Company responded to the accidents. Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, ... «WHAG, Jul 15»
6
Srebrenica massacre victims remembered at UK memorial service
By Felicity Capon 7/6/15 at 6:25 PM. Srebrenica Remembered Fadila Efendic prays near memorial plaques at the Potocari genocide memorial centre near ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
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Across Europe, insurgent parties on Left and Right endorse Greek …
By Felicity Capon 7/6/15 at 6:05 PM. Europe Reacts to Greek Referendum "No" supporters celebrate referendum results on a street in central in Athens, Greece ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
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Piketty: Germany could 'destroy Europe' with austerity demands
By Felicity Capon 7/6/15 at 1:30 PM. Thomas Piketty Piketty's book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" has attracted praise and invective alike on its way to the ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
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Man parades Isis flag outside UK parliament
By Felicity Capon 7/6/15 at 11:27 AM. Man in Isis flag spotted near parliament The Metropolitan police said the man's actions were 'within the law'Mete ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
10
Clydach impress again with big victory
But Civil Service fell 24 runs short of their target, bowled out for 162 in 46.4 overs thanks to Ian Capon (4-49), Chris Mason (3-32) and Callum ... «South Wales Evening Post, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Capon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/capon>. Jul 2019 ».
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