Definitions for labor-intensive

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la′bor-inten`sive(adj.)

  1. requiring a large supply of labor relative to the need for capital.

    Category: Business

    Ref: Compare capital-intensive.

Origin of labor-intensive:

1950–55

Princeton's WordNet

  1. labor-intensive, labour-intensive(adj)

    requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital

    "cottage industries are labor intensive"

Wiktionary

  1. labor-intensive(Adjective)

    Requiring a great deal of work, especially physical and manual effort.

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