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labour market

noun [C] UK ( US labor market)
 
 
ECONOMICS, HR
the supply of people in a particular country or area who are able and willing to work, especially in relation to the number of jobs that are available: Economic recovery had encouraged many people to enter the labour market. a competitive/flexible/strong labour market a global/local labor market →  Compare job market
→  See also external labour market , internal labour market
Translations of “labour market”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勞工市場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 劳动力市场…
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