research-intensive

[ ri-surch-in-ten-siv ]
/ rɪˈsɜrtʃ ɪnˌtɛn sɪv /

adjective

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.

Nearby words

  1. research,
  2. research and development,
  3. research library,
  4. research park,
  5. research quantum,
  6. reseat,
  7. reseau,
  8. resect,
  9. resectable,
  10. resection

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