Definitions for labor-intensive
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
requiring a large supply of labor relative to the need for capital.
Ref: Compare capital-intensive.
Origin of labor-intensive:
requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital
"cottage industries are labor intensive"
Requiring a great deal of work, especially physical and manual effort.
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