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English definition of “division of labour”

division of labour

noun [U or S] UK ( US division of labor)     ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT
a way of organizing work , especially making things, so that it is done as a set of separate processes by different people or groups : By encouraging cooperation between departments , the company is challenging the traditional division of labour within the organization . a global division of labour between developed and developing countries
(Definition of division of labour noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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