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manpowernoun [U]

us   /ˈmænˌpɑʊ·ər/
the supply of people who are able to work: For years there was a shortage of manpower in engineering.
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manpowernoun [U]

uk   /ˈmænˌpaʊər/ us  
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.
(Definition of manpower from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “manpower”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人力,劳动力…
in Turkish insan gücü…
in Russian рабочая сила…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人力,勞動力…
in Polish siła robocza…
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