labor–intensive

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adjective la·bor–in·ten·sive \ˈlā-bər-in-ˌten(t)-siv\

Definition of labor–intensive

  1. :  having high labor costs per unit of output; especially :  requiring greater expenditure on labor than in capital

1953

First Known Use of labor–intensive

1953


LABOR–INTENSIVE Defined for English Language Learners

labor–intensive

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adjective la·bor–in·ten·sive \ˈlā-bər-in-ˌten(t)-siv\

Definition of labor–intensive for English Language Learners

  • : requiring a lot of work or workers to produce


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