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human capital Syllabification: hu·man cap·i·tal

Definition of human capital in English:


The skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual or population, viewed in terms of their value or cost to an organization or country.
Example sentences
  • An economy well endowed with human capital is likely to experience a high growth rate.
  • Fisher clearly understood how investment in human capital operated and the tax consequences for his proposal.
  • The use of female teachers reduced the cost of human capital development.
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