infrastructure

Definition

The basic physical systems of a country's or community's population, including roads, utilities, water, sewage, etc. These systems are considered essential for enabling productivity in the economy. Developing infrastructure often requires large initial investment, but the economies of scale tend to be significant.

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Investment in infrastructure, while initially large, produces long term economic benefit to the overall economy of both the local community as well as surrounding business interests.

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They had a really brand new infrastructure and I wanted to take a look at it to determine how it all functioned together.

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If you want to easily destroy your enemy's moral, you must first hit them at the heart of their country's infrastructure so their citizens feel it.

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