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core asset

Syllabification: core as·set

Definition of core asset in English:

noun

An asset of an enterprise considered to be essential to its success.
Example sentences
  • There is, first of all, the choice that Lewis's situation exemplifies: between building up his core asset - his business - and his investment portfolio.
  • ‘We consider the vocabulary a core asset,’ says Alexander.
  • We need to use legislation, regulation, and the judiciary to create competitive advantage; intellectual property is increasingly recognised as a core asset of technology companies.

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