division of labour

noun

a system of organizing the manufacture of an article in a series of separate specialized operations, each of which is carried out by a different worker or group of workers

Nearby words

  1. divisible,
  2. division,
  3. division algebra,
  4. division algorithm,
  5. division of labor,
  6. division ring,
  7. division sign,
  8. divisional,
  9. divisionism,
  10. divisive

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