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capital-intensive
American English: /ˈkæpədlɪnˌtɛnsɪv/

Translation of capital-intensive in Spanish:

adjective

  • (industry)
    intensivo en capital (que exige un alto capital fijo)
    Example sentences
    • 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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