What does Workforce mean?

Definitions for Workforce

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Workforce.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    the force of workers available


  1. workforce(Noun)

    All the workers employed by a specific organization or nation, or on a specific project


  1. Workforce

    The workforce is the labour pool in employment. It is generally used to describe those working for a single company or industry, but can also apply to a geographic region like a city, country, state, etc. The term generally excludes the employers or management, and implies those involved in manual labour. It may also mean all those that are available for work. Workers may be unionised, whereby the union conducts negotiations regarding pay and conditions of employment. In the event of industrial unrest, unions provide a co-ordinating role in organising ballots of the workforce, and strike action.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Workforce' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4237

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Workforce' in Nouns Frequency: #2200


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Workforce in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Workforce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stuart Fell:

    They are here because they need jobs, and we need a workforce.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    Workforce participation has to rise from its all-time modern lows.

  3. Ahmed Siar Khoreishi:

    The most important factor is the workforce. The brains are leaving.

  4. Rick Maroney:

    Our job is to make sure that all Alabama companies have the best skilled workforce possible.

  5. San Francisco-based Jawbone:

    We have made the difficult decision to reorganize the company which has had an impact on our global workforce.

Images & Illustrations of Workforce

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Translations for Workforce

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • القوى العاملةArabic
  • Arbeitskraft, BelegschaftGerman
  • työvoimaFinnish
  • main-d'œuvre, personnelFrench
  • कर्मचारियों की संख्याHindi
  • forza lavoroItalian
  • 労働人口, 労働力Japanese
  • taimahiMāori
  • personeelsbestandDutch
  • siła roboczaPolish
  • штат, персонал, трудовые ресурсы, рабочая силаRussian
  • தொழிலாளர்களில்Tamil

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