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1. Capital as a noun has several meanings: a city that is the seat of the government for the state, an upper case letter, money or property owned by a business, or the top part of a column.
As an adjective, capital means principal or chief as in "a capital idea." Capital also can mean "punishable by death," as in capital punishment.
2. Capitol is capitalized if the word is referring to the building in which the U.S. Congress meets. When uncapitalized, the word usually refers to the main government building of a state. Write in the correct form of the word in parentheses in the questions below and then click "submit" to send your answers.
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