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"labour-intensive" in British English

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labour-intensiveadjective

UK (US labor-intensive) uk   /ˌleɪ.bər.ɪnˈten.sɪv/  us   /-bɚ-/
Industries and ​methods that are labour-intensive need a lot of ​workers: A lot of ​farmingtechniques have been ​abandoned because they were too labour-intensive.
(Definition of labour-intensive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"labour-intensive" in Business English

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labour-intensiveadjective

UK ( US labor-intensive) uk   us   HR, PRODUCTION
if an ​industry, ​process, etc. is labour-intensive, it ​needs a lot of ​workers: The ​servicesector is more labour-intensive and less ​productive than ​manufacturing. Converting shale ​oil to usable ​materialtakes a labor-intensive ​process that's very ​environmentallydamaging.
(Definition of labour-intensive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “labour-intensive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 劳动密集型的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勞動密集型的…
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