Definitions for work force

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

work′ force`(n.)

or 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, as in a country.

    Ref: Also called labor force. 1

Origin of work force:

1940–45

Princeton's WordNet

  1. work force, workforce, manpower, hands, men(noun)

    the force of workers available

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