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The relationship between the quality and/or quality of goods produced (output) and the time and materials needed to produce them (input). Also, the ability to produce products with value or exchange value. Linguistically, one of the three formal properties of language made up of the ability to combine individual words to produced unlimited sentences.

PRODUCTIVITY: "The productivity by individual workers during the recession has skyrocketed."

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