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workforce

noun work·force \ˈwərk-ˌfrs\

: 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

Full Definition of WORKFORCE

1
:  the workers engaged in a specific activity or enterprise <the factory's workforce>
2
:  the number of workers potentially assignable for any purpose <the nation's workforce>

Examples of WORKFORCE

  1. We have a workforce of 2,400 people.
  2. <the office's entire workforce is devoted to a single project right now>

First Known Use of WORKFORCE

1931

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

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