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productivity

noun
     
Related topics: Industry
prod‧uc‧tiv‧i‧ty [uncountable]
TI the rate at which goods are produced, and the amount produced, especially in relation to the work, time, and money needed to produce them
increase/improve/raise productivity
ways of increasing productivity
high productivity levels in manufacturing
It cost the country $4 million in lost productivity.

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