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COTTAGE INDUSTRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cottage industry mean? 

COTTAGE INDUSTRY (noun)
  The noun COTTAGE INDUSTRY has 1 sense:

1. small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment

  Familiarity information: COTTAGE INDUSTRY used as a noun is very rare.


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COTTAGE INDUSTRY (noun)


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Meaning:

Small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("cottage industry" is a kind of...):

industry; manufacture (the organized action of making of goods and services for sale)


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