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capital sum

noun, Insurance.
1.
the maximum amount collectable for accidental death or for some major disabling injury, as one resulting in the loss of an eye, leg, or arm.
Also called principal sum.
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Contemporary definitions for capital sum
noun

an amount of money payable to an insured person for maximum injury or damage

noun

an amount paid as an initial fee or investment

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