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labour-intensive

adj
of or denoting a task, organization, industry, etc, in which a high proportion of the costs are due to wages, salaries, etc
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Adj.1.labour-intensive - requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital; "cottage industries are labor intensive"
effortful - requiring great physical effort
Translations

labour-intensive

labor-intensive (US) [ˈleɪbərɪnˈtensɪv] ADJque emplea mucha mano de obra
labour-intensive industryindustria f que emplea mucha mano de obra

labour-intensive

, (US) labor-intensive
adjarbeitsintensiv

labour-intensive

labor-intensive (Am) [ˈleɪbərɪnˌtɛnsɪv] adjche assorbe molta manodopera
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