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noun work·force \ˈwərk-ˌfȯrs\

Simple Definition of workforce

  • : the group of people who work for a particular organization or business

  • : the number of people in a country or area who are available for work

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of workforce

  1. 1 :  the workers engaged in a specific activity or enterprise <the factory's workforce>

  2. 2 :  the number of workers potentially assignable for any purpose <the nation's workforce>

Examples of workforce in a sentence

  1. We have a workforce of 2,400 people.

  2. <the office's entire workforce is devoted to a single project right now>



1931

First Known Use of workforce

1931



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