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.
The numerical value of labor-intensive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of labor-intensive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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Given that the sector is labor intensive there could be concerns about this hurting margins.
A lot of math, statistics, dispensed through the mail. It was very labor intensive. ... It wasn't customizable.
What we experience early in our life does have an impact in how we perform later in life, Men that tend to have more labor-intensive jobs tend to have less grip strength later in life.
I feel confident that I'm never going to have a plane with my name on it, how do you run a grassroots campaign? It's very time intensive. It's labor intensive. You don't do it sitting back in the easy chair. You don't do it from a TV studio in Manhattan.
I’d started to get interested in fine art, and it struck me how annoying and labor-intensive it would be to find art I liked for my new place, for food, music, fashion, movies, I could just tap an app and get a personal recommendation. But the fine-art world hadn’t caught up to that.
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