Division of Labour

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Division of Labour - (noun + preposition + noun)


This refers to the practice of breaking down a work process into small, separate tasks that are carried out by separate individuals or groups of people.


Source: Adapted from Encyclopedia Britannica
Example of Use: The division of labour was seen as being a productive way of carrying out work; however, it was also seen as being a direct threat to the work of craftsmen and women.