labour-intensive labour-intensive

Definition(s):

  • (adj) requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital

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  1. Mr Walsh said: "We've got about 19,000 bags. Of those, we are currently processing 5,000 that we hope to start dispatching to customers. So we are getting bags back. But this is a labour-intensive process because we're not using the T5 baggage...
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: Willie Walsh Source: ic Wales

  2. "Both Jet and Kingfisher fully realize that better understanding of supply and demand in this capital and labour-intensive industry is the key to profitability," said Mallya, who has also has financial interests in real estate, Formula 1 motor...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Vijay Mallya Source: Reuters

  3. "It's 22 fewer alleged predators out there; to us, that's great progress," Fantino said. "This is a very difficult police beat for us; it requires a whole lot more labour-intensive work, resources, expertise, so I think we're making great...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Julian Fantino Source: Standard Freeholder

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