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workforce

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈwɜːk.fɔːs/ us    /ˈwɝːk.fɔːrs/
C2 the group of people who work in a company, industry, country, etc.: The majority of factories in the region have a workforce of 50 to 100 (people). Much of the workforce in the banking sector is/are affected by the new legislation.
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