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Synonyms for division

Synonyms for division

the act of distributing or the condition of being distributed

one of the parts into which something is divided

a part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor

a component of government that performs a given function

a local unit of a business or an auxiliary controlled by such a business

the condition of being divided, as in opinion

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discord that splits a group

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a league ranked by quality

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(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings

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a group of ships of similar type

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an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication

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However, as Kaldor (1972) noted, if the higher returns to division of labor is realized by the price reduction of the product (in response to cost reduction), and if the assumption is that price reduction makes the market more elastic, it only amounts to market diversion from others (in a closed economy framework).
According to Adam Smith (1776), multistage production typically evolves through a division of labor in which a complex task, such as producing a sophisticated product, is resolved into simpler tasks, each carried out by specialists, who typically learn their task by repetition "on the job.
Though we're pleased that the division of labor relations has found probable cause, we want to continue to work toward a contract," Ms.
For Mercier and Sperber, the "optimal stance for pursuing the truth" requires the cognitive division of labor between argument evaluation (judging) and argument production (advocacy) ("Why" 72).
The objective of this paper is to emphasize the importance of the role of migrant labor in contemporary capitalism, the migrant division of labor, the challenges of labor market deregulation, the collective power of labor, and the margins of the labor market.
Our paper contributes to the literature by providing evidence on the role of immigration status, the economic virtues of immigration, the management of immigration, the emergence of London's new migrant division of labor, and the structural position of migrant workers in London's low-wage economy.
The basic problem with this theory is that it gets the economic world exactly backwards: asymmetric information is essentially another way of saying "the division of labor," the whole basis of trade and exchange and the success of markets.
They include discussions of the division of labor between countries, structural changes that occur in countries that are competing for foreign direct investment in the hopes of improving their place in the global division of labor, the likely impact of convergence in the sexual division of labor on economic growth, the role of information and communications technology on a country's competitiveness, and differences in the evolution of employment in China and India and their implication for the international division of labor.
Missouri's Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards, Mine and Cave Safety and Health Section and the Southeast Missouri Mine Safety Association honored Fred Weber with six safety awards.
Honey bees have a sharp division of labor between queens, which reproduce, and workers, which care for the brood and forage for food, while among paper wasps social roles are much more fluid," he said.
Synopsis: Married couples in America today maintain a strong and traditional division of labor, with 68% of married adults saying the wife does the laundry, and 57% saying the husband does the yard work.
To do so, the work considers production as division of labor rather than as production function.
As a result, a division of labor arose beginning around 40,000 years ago that roughly corresponds to the arrangement found in most foraging societies today, say Steven L.
One is that the division of labor improves productivity due to the existence of scale economies; the other is that the division of labor is limited by the extent of the market.
Damarland mole rats are the only mammals that are eusocial, which means their reproduction is a cooperative affair with a caste-like division of labor.
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