Maquila



[muh-kee-luh-dawr-uh; Spanish mah-kee-ah-daw-rah] /məˌki ləˈdɔr ə; Spanish mɑˌki ɑˈdɔ rɑ/

noun, plural maquiladoras [muh-kee-luh-dawr-uh z; Spanish mah-kee-ah-daw-rahs] /məˌki ləˈdɔr əz; Spanish mɑˌki ɑˈdɔ rɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a factory run by a U.S. company in Mexico to take advantage of cheap labor and lax regulation.

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