Definition of capital-intensive in English:

capital-intensive

Syllabification: cap·i·tal-in·ten·sive

adjective

  • (Of a business or industrial process) requiring the investment of large sums of money.
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    • Unlike graphic design, her new business is capital-intensive and requires management of inventory, fulfillment, and manufacturing.
    • Mechanization in turn meant more capital investment, and capital-intensive industries required the presence of workers all the year round.
    • Part of the reason is that government policies favor investment in capital-intensive industries such as mining and oil while neglecting job-generating sectors like tourism and agriculture.

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