Entry from US English dictionary
An asset of an enterprise considered to be essential to its success.
- 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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Syllabification: core as·set
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