work force: Meaning and Definition of

work' force"

Pronunciation: [key]
  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:Also called a sharp increase in the nation's work force.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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