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"time-and-motion study" in British English

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time-and-motion studynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌtaɪm.əndˈməʊ.ʃən ˌstʌd.i/ us   /ˌtaɪm.ənˈmoʊ.ʃən ˌstʌd.i/
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"time and motion study" in Business English

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time and motion studynoun [C]

uk   us   also motion study HR, WORKPLACE
an examination of how quick and effective a company's working methods are, and how to improve them: The Executive Committee decided to carry out a time and motion study to check whether our claims were true.
(Definition of time and motion study from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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