Definition of capitation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

capitation

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌkæpəˈteɪʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable](technology)
 
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a tax or payment of an equal amount for each person; the system of payments of this kind a capitation allowance for books and equipment a capitation fee for each student
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: capitation