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English definition of “talent pool”

talent pool

noun [C, usually singular]     HR
the suitable, skilled people who are available to be chosen to do a particular type of job: The company has failed to groom a new leader from its in-house talent pool. These companies have a large enough talent pool right here in this country of high-tech workers if they were willing to pay the same going wage.
(Definition of talent pool noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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