- labour force
- labour forcesN-COUNT: usu singThe labour force consists of all the people who are able to work in a country or area, or all the people who work for a particular company.
Unemployment in Britain rose to 8.1% of the labour force.
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labour force — noun 1. The number of workers employed in an industry, factory, etc 2. The part of the population which is employed or available for work • • • Main Entry: ↑labour * * * labour force UK US noun [countable] usually singular [ … Useful english dictionary
labour force — ➔ force1 * * * labour force UK US UK (US labor force) noun [C] ECONOMICS, HR ► all the people in a particular country who are of the right age to work, or all the people who work for a particular company: »Half of Britain s labour force works… … Financial and business terms
labour force — BrE labor force AmE n [C usually singular] all the people who work for a company or in a country … Dictionary of contemporary English
labour force — ► NOUN ▪ the members of a population who are able to work … English terms dictionary
labour force — UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms labour force : singular labour force plural labour forces economics all the people who work in a particular industry or country Women now make up 47% of the labour force … English dictionary
labour force — / leɪbə fɔ:s/ noun all the workers in a company or in an area ● The management has made an increased offer to the labour force. ● We are opening a new factory in the Far East because of the cheap local labour force. ▪▪▪ ‘70 per cent of… … Dictionary of banking and finance
labour force — noun Labour force/labor force is used before these nouns: ↑participation … Collocations dictionary
labour force — BrE labor force AmE noun the labour force all the people who work for a company or in a country … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
labour force — darbo jėga statusas Aprobuotas sritis darbo ir užimtumo statistika apibrėžtis Visi užimti gyventojai ir bedarbiai. atitikmenys: angl. labour force vok. Arbeitskräfte rus. рабочая сила pranc. main d æuvre ryšiai: susijęs terminas – užimti… … Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)
labour force — /ˈleɪbə fɔs/ (say laybuh faws) noun the portion of a community available for work, especially as employees. Also, labor force … Australian English dictionary