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English definition of “capital equipment”

capital equipment

noun [U]    
ACCOUNTING, PRODUCTION the buildings, machines, etc. that are used to manufacture goods and provide services: A lot of investment is needed to install and integrate capital equipment into a semiconductor production line.
(Definition of capital equipment noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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