Definition of manpower in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmanˌpou(ə)r/


The number of people working or available for work or service: the police had only limited manpower
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  • Not many in the force seem to be aware of the optimum use of available manpower.
  • Food production had also to compete for manpower with the armed services.
  • She claimed that manpower levels in suburbs left a lot to be desired.

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Syllabification: man·pow·er

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