Meaning of “labour force” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “labour force” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"labour force" in Business English

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labour forcenoun [ C ]

UK US labor force uk us ECONOMICS, HR

all the people in a particular country who are of the right age to work, or all the people who work for a particular company:

Half of Britain's labour force works more than the maximum 48 hours a week.
Recession-ravaged manufacturers reduced their labour forces by more than 700,000.

(Definition of “labour force” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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