follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

work force

noun
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.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for work force

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for work

11
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with work-force