workload Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"workload" in British English

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workloadnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɜːk.ləʊd/  us   /ˈwɝːk.loʊd/
the ​amount of ​work to be done, ​especially by a ​particularperson or ​machine in a ​period of ​time: Teachers are always ​complaining about ​their heavy workloads. Students do ​find that ​their workload increasesthroughout the ​course.
(Definition of workload from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"workload" in American English

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workloadnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈwɜrkloʊd/
an ​amount of ​work that a ​person is ​expected to do
(Definition of workload from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"workload" in Business English

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workloadnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈwɜːkləʊd/ WORKPLACE
the ​amount of ​work that a ​person or ​machine has to do within a particular ​period of ​time: Unmanageable workloads can be a ​source of ​stress. a heavy/​light workload They face ​increased workloads.
(Definition of workload from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “workload”
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作量,工作负荷…
in Turkish iş yükü…
in Russian нагрузка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作量,工作負荷…
in Polish obciążenie (pracą)…
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