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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option on an interest-rate cap.

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Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 99 words.

Deriving from the Latin captionem (‘taking’ or ‘capture’), the term ‘caption’ denotes the text forming a heading, subscription, or label

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 119 words.

Adopted in the 14c. from medieval Lat. captiōn-em ‘taking, seizing’, caption has had a continuous history since then in various legal senses. Towards the end of the 18c. it began to be...

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photo caption

Tony Harcup.

in A Dictionary of Journalism

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 39 words.

Words accompanying a *photograph, typically stating where and when the picture was taken and who it features, often in the form of a left-to-right list. The caption may also include the...

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closed captioning

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

(television)

A system that encodes subtitling information for the hearing-impaired into the vertical interval of a broadcast television signal which appears as superimposed text at...

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letters of caption

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 41 words.

‘Letters of caption’ is the formal term applied to a letter written by an ecclesiastical dignitary requesting the help of

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letters of caption

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

‘Letters of caption’ is the formal term applied to a letter written by an ecclesiastical dignitary requesting the help of a secular authority in apprehending or bringing to heel a...

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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option on an interest-rate cap.

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Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

An advertisement's headline or the text accompanying an illustration or photograph.

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Edited by Jonathan Law and John Smullen.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 7 words.

An option on an interest-rate cap.

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Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 7 words.

An *option on an interest-rate *cap.

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Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 9 words.

An *option on an interest-rate *cap.

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Tony Harcup.

in A Dictionary of Journalism

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 46 words.

The explanatory words accompanying a *photograph, map, graph, or other form of graphic; and, in *television journalism, a piece of text giving the name of the person on screen, or further...

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Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 12 words.

An advertisement's headline or the text accompanying an illustration or photograph.

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Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 12 words.

An advertisement’s headline or the text accompanying an illustration or photograph.

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 69 words.

Fowler called this ‘rare in British use, and might well be rarer’. Despite this disapproval (see lost causes),

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 504 words.

ashen, fashion, passion, ration • abstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, extraction, faction,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 497 words.

ashen, fashion, passion, ration • abstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, extraction, faction,

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Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 68 words.

Fowler called this ‘rare in British use, and might well be rarer’. Despite this disapproval (see lost causes),

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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 24 words.

(arch.) seizure, arrest XIV; †cavilling objection XVII; (orig. U.S.) heading, title XVIII. — L. captiō, -ōn-, f. capere

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Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 121 words.

An option on an interest rate cap (cf. cacall; caput; floortion). It is a type of compound

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