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labour market

noun [C] uk UK ( US labor market)   us  
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.
Translations of “labour market”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勞工市場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 劳动力市场…
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