Definition of workpeople in English:


Line breaks: work|people
Pronunciation: /ˈwəːkpiːp(ə)l


People in paid employment, especially in manual or industrial labour.
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  • Scores of their workpeople have been employed at the mills all their lives, and the intimate and friendly relations between them and their masters were of a character practically unknown under modern business Conditions.
  • Each shirt is made by skilled workpeople, from sound materials, and is guaranteed to wear well and resist the washtub.
  • It was fortunate that no workpeople were in the room below, or they would have been crushed to death.

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