Meaning of capital-intensive

cap•i•tal-in•ten•sive

Pronunciation: (kap'i-tl-in-ten'siv), [key]
— adj.
  1. requiring or using a very large amount of capital relative to the need for or use of labor. Cf. labor-intensive.
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