What does maquiladora mean?

Definitions for maquiladora
məˌki ləˈdɔr əmaquilado·ra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maquiladoranoun

    an assembly plant in Mexico (near the United States border); parts are shipped into Mexico and the finished product is shipped back across the border

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  1. maquiladoranoun

    an assembly plant in Mexico near the border with the United States.

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  1. maquiladora

    A maquiladora is a manufacturing operation or factory located in Mexico, usually near the United States-Mexico border, that is owned by a foreign company, primarily from the United States. These factories import materials and equipment on a duty-free and tariff-free basis for assembly or manufacturing, and then export the assembled products, often back to the originating country. The term "maquiladora" is primarily used to refer to Mexican-based factories of foreign corporations.

Wikidata

  1. Maquiladora

    A maquiladora or maquila is the Mexican name for manufacturing operations in a free trade zone, where factories import material and equipment on a duty-free and tariff-free basis for assembly, processing, or manufacturing and then export the assembled, processed and/or manufactured products, sometimes back to the raw materials' country of origin. Currently about 1.3 million Mexicans are employed in one or more of approximately 3,000 maquiladoras. The term maquiladora, in the Spanish language, refers to the practice of millers charging a maquila, or "miller's portion" for processing other people's grain.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maquiladora in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maquiladora in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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