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research-intensive

[ri-surch-in-ten-siv] /rɪˈsɜrtʃ ɪnˌtɛn sɪv/
adjective
1.
focusing financial and other resources on research and development as opposed to capital and labor; noting or pertaining to a high ratio of expenditure on research in relation to the value of net output.
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  • The credit has never been made permanent, creating uncertainty among many research-intensive businesses.
  • Good students do not come solely from research-intensive universities.

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