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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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Can the Schumpeterian entrepreneur who initiates division of labor retain the newly created skilled labor force?
There is also a vertical intellectual division of labor through which innovations are devised and implemented--for example, the chain linking basic research, product development and production.
There continues to be a significant division of labor by gender within American married households.
The Asian countries must overcome the prevailing bilateralism to be able to benefit from the international division of labor more than has been the case thus far.
Alliance's division of labor and professional performance will help the company thrive in any market.
The problem of newness also arises when Korda argues, "The redefinition of the household as a receptacle or repository of goods had a profound impact on the gendered division of labor within the home" (26).
She states, "With dental assistants being female and dentists being male, a sexual division of labor has been created within the dental health professions" (8).
The relative position of each state depends primarily on the level of development of its productive forces, of its technological potentials and of its place in the global division of labor.
Division of labor, jurisdictional focus, and personnel performance issues can destroy the equal and common aspects of the operation.
The positive effect of the division of labor on output and production cost is one of the most fundamental assumptions in economics.
Most discussions on free market economics, competitive capitalism, roles and functions of management, and basics of productivity begin with Adam Smith's pin factory and the division of labor (Smith, 1973 [1776]).
In The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith assigned primary of place to the division of labor in his explanation of how and why nations are or can become wealthy.
ADVISORY/STATE DIVISION OF LABOR STANDARDS ENFORCEMENT TO COLLABORATE ON FREE STATE WAGE, HOUR AND PAYROLL TAX SEMINAR FOR EMPLOYERS
Minimum-wage laws are overseen by the Department of Industrial Relations Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, which has established a toll-free phone number with recorded information.
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