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English definition of “flight capital”

flight capital

noun [U]
 
 
ECONOMICS money that leaves a country and is invested in another country, for example, because of a lack of confidence in the economy or high taxes: The government is using the scheme to attract flight capital back into the country.
(Definition of flight capital from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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