work spreading

noun

Definition of work spreading

: a method of reducing unemployment by the arrangement of work and working hours of employees so as to spread the available work among the largest practicable number of workers

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History and Etymology for work spreading

work entry 1 + spreading, gerund of spread

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“Work spreading.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work%20spreading. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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