workforce

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noun work·force \ˈwərk-ˌfȯrs\

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


WORKFORCE Defined for English Language Learners

workforce

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noun work·force \ˈwərk-ˌfȯrs\

Definition of workforce for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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