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S-4
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS CAPITAL CORP filed this Form S-4 on 01/25/2000
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          (4) if the Specified Date occurs after the last Semi-Annual Accrual
     Date, the Accreted Value will equal $1,000.
 
     "ACQUIRED DEBT" means, with respect to any specified Person:
 
          (1) Indebtedness of any other Person existing at the time such other
     Person is merged with or into or became a Subsidiary of such specified
     Person, whether or not such Indebtedness is incurred in connection with, or
     in contemplation of, such other Person merging with or into, or becoming a
     Subsidiary of, such specified Person; and
 
          (2) Indebtedness secured by a Lien encumbering any asset acquired by
     such specified Person.
 
     "AFFILIATE" of any specified Person means any other Person directly or
indirectly controlling or controlled by or under direct or indirect common
control with such specified Person. For purposes of this definition, "control",
as used with respect to any Person, shall mean the possession, directly or
indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or
policies of such Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by
agreement or otherwise; provided that beneficial ownership of 10% or more of the
Voting Stock of a Person shall be deemed to be control. For purposes of this
definition, the terms "controlling," "controlled by" and "under common control
with" shall have correlative meanings.
 
     "ASSET ACQUISITION" means
 
     (a) an Investment by Charter Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries
in any other Person pursuant to which such Person shall become a Restricted
Subsidiary of Charter Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or shall be
merged with or into Charter Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, or
 
     (b) the acquisition by Charter Holdings or any of its Restricted
Subsidiaries of the assets of any Person which constitute all or substantially
all of the assets of such Person, any division or line of business of such
Person or any other properties or assets of such Person other than in the
ordinary course of business.
 
     "ASSET SALE" means:
 
          (1) the sale, lease, conveyance or other disposition of any assets or
     rights, other than sales of inventory in the ordinary course of business
     consistent with past practices; provided that the sale, conveyance or other
     disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of Charter Holdings
     and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, will be governed by the provisions
     of the indentures described above under the caption "-- Change of Control"
     and/or the provisions described above under the caption "-- Merger,
     Consolidation or Sale of Assets" and not by the provisions of the Asset
     Sale covenant; and
 
          (2) the issuance of Equity Interests by any of Charter Holdings'
     Restricted Subsidiaries or the sale of Equity Interests in any of Charter
     Holdings' Restricted Subsidiaries.
 
     Notwithstanding the preceding, the following items shall not be deemed to
be Asset Sales:
 
          (1) any single transaction or series of related transactions that:
 
             (a) involves assets having a fair market value of less than $100
        million; or
 
             (b) results in net proceeds to Charter Holdings and its Restricted
        Subsidiaries of less than $100 million;
 
          (2) a transfer of assets between or among Charter Holdings and its
     Restricted Subsidiaries;
 
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