noun[treated as singular or plural]
The people engaged in or available for work, either in a country or area or in a particular firm or industry: a quarter of Galway’s manufacturing workforce are being put out of a job
More 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.
employees, staff, personnel, human resources;
workers, labour force, manpower
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