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manpower

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈmænˌpaʊər/
HR, WORKPLACE the supply of people who are able to work or who are needed to do a particular job: trained/skilled manpower New initiatives will focus on improving the quality of trained manpower. The manpower shortage has officers working 12-hour shifts.
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