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  • 1Productive and unproductive labour — were concepts used in classical political economy mainly in the 18th and 19th century, which survive today to some extent in modern management discussions, economic sociology and Marxist or Marxian economic analysis. The concepts strongly… …

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  • 2productive — [prə duk′tiv, prōduk′tiv] adj. [ML productivus < LL, fit for prolongation < L productus, pp. of producere: see PRODUCE] 1. producing abundantly; fertile [productive soil, a productive mind] 2. marked by abundant production or effective… …

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  • 3productive — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem ▪ Internet sources have proved extremely productive. ▪ feel ▪ It makes them feel productive even if it is not a paying job …

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  • 4Productive nanosystems — Part of a series of articles on Molecular Nanotechnology …

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  • 5make of — phrasal or make over dialect : to praise lavishly : show much affection for I like to be made of paused to make over the baby felt loved and made over * * * make of [phrasal verb …

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  • 6make use of — phrasal : to put to use : use, employ * * * make use of 1. To use, employ 2. To take the help, etc, of (a person) in obtaining an end with no intention of repaying him or her, to exploit • • • Main Entry: ↑use * * * make use of …

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  • 7make — I. v. a. 1. Create, bring into being. 2. Frame, fashion, mould, shape, form, figure. 3. Fabricate, construct. 4. Produce, effect, be productive of, cause. 5. Constitute, cause to be, cause to become. 6. Perform, do, execute, practise. 7 …

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  • 8Total productive maintenance — is a new way of looking at maintenance, or conversely, a reversion to old ways but on a mass scale. In TPM the machine operator performs much, and sometimes all, of the routine maintenance tasks themselves. This automaintenance ensures… …

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  • 9total productive maintenance — UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION TPM) PRODUCTION ► a system designed to make sure that every machine in a production process is working continuously and at the correct rate …

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  • 10Production — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Production >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{ant,162,158} production creation construction formation fabrication manufacture Sgm: N 1 building building architecture erection edification Sg …

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  • 11Productiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Productiveness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 productiveness productiveness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 fecundity fecundity fertility luxuriance uberty| GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 pregnancy pregnancy pullulation …

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  • 12anthropology — anthropological /an threuh peuh loj i keuhl/, anthropologic, adj. anthropologically, adv. /an threuh pol euh jee/, n. 1. the science that deals with the origins, physical and cultural development, biological characteristics, and social customs… …

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  • 13Finger Lakes National Forest — The Finger Lakes National Forest encompasses 16,032 acres (65.9 km²), nestled between Seneca Lake and Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State in the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles (50 km) of… …

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  • 14Land tenure — is the name given, particularly in common law systems, to the legal regime in which land is owned by an individual, who is said to hold the land (the French verb tenir means to hold ; tenant is the present participle of tenir ). The sovereign… …

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  • 15improve — I. v. a. 1. Amend, mend, better, meliorate, ameliorate, make better, rectify. 2. Use, make use of, turn to account, avail one s self of. 3. Make a good use of, turn to good account, employ advantageously, make productive. II. v. n. 1. Mend, gain …

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  • 16sanctify — [saŋk′tə fī΄] vt. sanctified, sanctifying [ME sanctifien, altered (infl. by L) < OFr saintifier < LL(Ec) sanctificare: see SAINT & FY] 1. to make holy; specif., a) to set apart as holy; consecrate b) to make free from sin; purify …

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  • 17enrich — v. a. 1. Endow, make rich, make wealthy or affluent or opulent. 2. Fertilize, make productive. 3. Store, supply abundantly. 4. Adorn, decorate, deck, ornament, embellish …

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  • 18sanctify — /ˈsæŋktəfaɪ / (say sangktuhfuy) verb (t) (sanctified, sanctifying) 1. to make holy; set apart as sacred; consecrate. 2. to purify or free from sin: sanctify your hearts. 3. to impart religious sanction to; render legitimate or binding: to… …

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  • 19Improve — Im*prove , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Improved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Improving}.] [Pref. in in + prove, in approve. See {Approve}, {Prove.}] 1. To make better; to increase the value or good qualities of; to ameliorate by care or cultivation; as, to… …

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  • 20Improved — Improve Im*prove , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Improved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Improving}.] [Pref. in in + prove, in approve. See {Approve}, {Prove.}] 1. To make better; to increase the value or good qualities of; to ameliorate by care or cultivation; as,… …

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