Capital-intensive



requiring or using a very large amount of capital relative to the need for or use of labor.
Contemporary Examples

Start-Up Automaker Elio Builds Small, Cheap, Two-Seater Car Daniel Gross August 7, 2013
ExxonMobil’s Profits and Market Capitalization Rival Apple’s Sarah Langs July 31, 2013

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