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labor market

Definition of labor market

  1. the number of workers who are available to be hired



Word by Word Definitions

laborplay
  1. :  expenditure of physical or mental effort especially when difficult or compulsory

    :  human activity that provides the goods or services in an economy

    :  the services performed by workers for wages as distinguished from those rendered by entrepreneurs for profits

  1. :  to exert one's powers of body or mind especially with painful or strenuous effort :  work

    :  to move with great effort

    :  to be in the labor of giving birth

  1. :  of or relating to labor

    :  of, relating to, or constituting a political party held to represent the interests of workers or made up largely of organized labor groups

marketplay
  1. :  a meeting together of people for the purpose of trade by private purchase and sale and usually not by auction

    :  the people assembled at such a meeting

    :  a public place where a market is held

  1. :  to expose for sale in a market

    :  sell

    :  to deal in a market


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