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capital–intensive

adjective

business : requiring the payment or investment of a very large amount of money

Full Definition of CAPITAL-INTENSIVE

:  having a high capital cost per unit of output; especially :  requiring greater expenditure in the form of capital than of labor

First Known Use of CAPITAL-INTENSIVE

1959

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