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work force

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  • work force — work′ force or work′force n. 1) the total number of workers in a specific undertaking: a holiday for the company s work force[/ex] 2) the total number of persons employed or employable, as in a country Also called labor force • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • work force — index personnel Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • work force — noun the force of workers available (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑workforce, ↑manpower, ↑hands, ↑men • Hypernyms: ↑force, ↑personnel • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • work force — 1. the total number of workers in a specific undertaking: a holiday for the company s work force. 2. the total number of persons employed or employable: a sharp increase in the nation s work force. Also, workforce. Also called labor force. [1940… …   Universalium

  • work·force — /ˈwɚkˌfoɚs/ noun [singular] 1 : the group of people who work for a particular organization or business We have a workforce of 2,400 people. 2 : the number of people in a country or area who are available for work the nation s workforce …   Useful english dictionary

  • work force — manpower, force of workers available, hands; full group of employees in a company (Business); percentage of workers in a country in relation to the total population …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Work permit — is a generic term for a legal authorization which allows a person to take employment. It is most often used in reference to instances where a person is given permission to work in a country where one does not hold citizenship, but is also used in …   Wikipedia

  • Work-life balance — The expression work life balance was first used in the late 1970s to describe the balance between an individual s work and personal life. (New Ways to Work and the Working Mother s Association in the United Kingdom). In the United States, this… …   Wikipedia

  • work party — noun an organized group of workmen • Syn: ↑gang, ↑crew • Derivationally related forms: ↑gang (for: ↑gang) • Hypernyms: ↑unit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Work — (w[^u]rk), n. [OE. work, werk, weorc, AS. weorc, worc; akin to OFries. werk, wirk, OS., D., & G. werk, OHG. werc, werah, Icel. & Sw. verk, Dan. v[ae]rk, Goth. gawa[ u]rki, Gr. e rgon, [digamma]e rgon, work, re zein to do, o rganon an instrument,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Work hardening — Work hardening, also known as strain hardening or cold working, is the strengthening of a metal by plastic deformation. This strengthening occurs because of dislocation movements within the crystal structure of the material.[1] Any material with… …   Wikipedia

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