capital-intensive


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cap·i·tal-in·ten·sive

(kăp′ĭ-tl-ĭn-tĕn′sĭv)
adj.
Requiring a large expenditure of capital in comparison to labor: a capital-intensive industry.

capital-intensive

adj
(Commerce) requiring the investment of a lot of money

cap′ital-inten′sive



adj.
requiring a large amount of capital, relative to the use of labor. Compare labor-intensive.
[1955–60]
Translations

capital-intensive

[ˌkæpɪtlɪnˈtensɪv] ADJde utilización intensiva de capital

capital-intensive

[ˈkæpɪtlɪnˈtɛnsɪv] adjad alta intensità di capitale
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