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English definition of “labour market”

labour market

noun [C] UK (US labor market)    
C1 the supply of people in a particular country or area who are able and willing to work : More women are being encouraged into the labour market these days .Workers in general
(Definition of labour market noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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