capital stock

noun
1.
the total stock authorized or issued by a corporation.
2.
the book value of the outstanding shares of a corporation, including retained earnings and amounts paid in by stockholders.
Origin
1890–95
British Dictionary definitions for capital-stock
capital stock
 
n
1.  the par value of the total share capital that a company is authorized to issue
2.  the total physical capital existing in an economy at any moment of time

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