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init. "Corrective and preventive action" or "corrective and preventative action"


CAPA, Capa or capa may refer to:


  • Robert Capa, photographer, brother of Cornell Capa
  • Cornell Capa, photographer, brother of Robert Capa
  • Capa is sometimes used as a nickname for José Raúl Capablanca, the Cuban chess world champion


  • Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, based at the University of Western Ontario
  • Catholic Association of Performing Arts (CaAPA); formerly known as the British Catholic Stage Guild
  • Certified Automotive Parts Association
  • Choice And Partnership Approach, a model for clinical engagement in child psychiatry
  • Columbus Association for the Performing Arts, an arts organization in Columbus, Ohio
  • Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants
  • Corrective and preventive action, cGMP regulatory concept in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations
  • Chabalier & Associates Press Agency, French press agency
  • Centre for Aviation, formerly Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation, an Australia based aviation information and analysis consultancy
  • Creative and Performing Arts Program a magnet program housed at Winston Churchill High School in Livonia, Michigan
  • LON-CAPA, a LearningOnline Network with Computer-Assisted Personalized Approach
  • Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts
  • Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School, in downtown Pittsburgh



  • Capa, South Dakota, a community in the United States
  • Čhápa (often misspelled as Capa), a spirit in Lakota mythology
  • Cāpa, a Sanskrit term for the arc of a circle

Usage examples of "capa".

He was considered to be the greatest war photographer and photojournalist since Robert Capa, and, like Capa, he had a reputation for courage and daring.

Robert Capa, which hung on the side wall along with a collection of other pictures.

The two friends were sitting on metal garden chairs, and Capa was wearing a raincoat over his suit, a cigarette was dangling from his lips.

And how darkly handsome Capa was in this picture, the strong masculine features, the thick black brows and hair, the smoldering dark eyes, the seductive mouth all added up to one helluva knockout of a guy.

Everything Clee had ever read about Capa had underscored his courage and daring as a photographer, his compassion and humanity as a man.

Once, the British magazine Picture Post, now defunct, had run a photograph of Capa, and the headline above the caption had read, The Greatest War Photographer in the World.

It came in a box lined with blue velvet and it stood on a shelf next to the Capa photograph, set slightly apart from the other international awards Clee had won for the excellence of his work.

It baffled him, but there was no denying that Capa, a dead man, had been the single most important influence in his life.

Clee shook off his thoughts about Capa and left the room to see if anything was wrong.

Robert Capa, which she had found in the library upstairs, and it made fascinating reading.

Eve Arnold is quoted as saying Capa had charm and grace and a lightness, that when he came into a room it was as if a light had been turned on.

You cast yourself in the same mold as Robert Capa years ago, when you were still a boy.

In 1936, Robert Capa shot the immortal photo of a Spanish soldier at the instant a fatal bullet struck him, and his name is synonymous with bravery under fire.

Capa befriended my father as a young man in Europe, shortly after Capa and Cartier-Bresson and two friends founded Magnum Photos.

The chief gaucho, Capas by name, assured them that guards would be put out for the night.