Meaning of “human capital” in the English Dictionary

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"human capital" in Business English

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human capitalnoun [ U ]

uk us

ECONOMICS, HR employees, and all of the knowledge, skills, experience, etc. that they have, which makes them valuable to a company or economy:

The corporation has become so valuable, not because of its fixed assets, but because of the human capital of its software engineers and programmers.

(Definition of “human capital” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)