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workforce Syllabification: work·force
Pronunciation: /ˈwərkfôrs/
(also work force)

Definition of workforce in English:


[treated as singular or plural]
The people engaged in or available for work, either in a country or area or in a particular company or industry.
Example sentences
  • Pressure will grow to upgrade industries and workforces.
  • I imagine the area of mobile workforces is throwing up some usability challenges?
  • This pace is broadly comparable with the trend in manufacturing workforces in America, Britain and most other western economies.
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