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(of an appliance) designed to reduce the amount of work needed to do something.‘labour-saving devices such as washing machines and dishwashers’
well organized, methodical, systematic, structured, well planned, logical, coherent, well regulated, well run, well ordered, orderly, businesslike, systematized, streamlined, productive, effective, labour-saving, cost-effective, energy-efficient, energy-saving, fuel-efficientView synonyms
- ‘To that end, they developed numerous labor-saving devices.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.