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head count

noun
1.
an inventory of people in a group taken by counting individuals.
2.
any count of support, strength, etc.:
a head count of senators opposing the bill.
Also, headcount.
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Examples for head count
  • It has flattened in head count terms, making it more affordable, but sharpened in salary differentials making it less so.
  • Apparently, whoever was doing the head count during boarding didn't realize the cello would be taking a seat.
  • However, since the credit for teaching is based on a student head count, it will not credit quality of teaching.

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