a factory run by a U.S. company in Mexico to take advantage of cheap labor and lax regulation.
- Also called ma·qui·la.
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How to use maquiladora in a sentence
Many were flagged with symptoms once they got to work, which the leader of a maquiladora association in Otay Mesa said applauded, saying it meant measures are working to identify infected individuals and prevent further spread inside factories.Morning Report: Why COVID Is Coursing Through Local Jails | Voice of San Diego | December 2, 2020 | Voice of San Diego