Definition of capex in English:

capex

noun

Finance
  • [mass noun] Capital expenditure:

    ‘in the current year the company's capex is expected to be in the region of $200 million’
    • ‘The real costs are much more than the lost revenue; it also includes diversion of resources and unwarranted capex due to undue network investment.’
    • ‘"The capex per subscriber will be much lower."’
    • ‘Even so, the US will still account for 30 per cent of the total capex.’
    • ‘Capex is usually the last factor to turn in a cyclical recovery.’
    • ‘In the current year the company's capex is expected to be in the region of US $200 million.’

Origin

1980s: shortened form of capital expenditure.

Pronunciation:

capex

/ˈkapɛks/