made-work

noun

: work designed to provide employment as distinguished from work that is inherently necessary or permanently valuable
heavy government spending, made-work, and an unbalanced budgetJohn Fischer

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“Made-work.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/made-work. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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