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workload

[wurk-lohd] /ˈwɜrkˌloʊd/
noun
1.
the amount of work that a machine, employee, or group of employees can be or is expected to perform.
Also, work load.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; work + load
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  • And the heavy workload it could be foreseen to involve would be purely voluntary.
British Dictionary definitions for workload

workload

/ˈwɜːkˌləʊd/
noun
1.
the amount of work to be done, esp in a specified period by a person, machine, etc
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Word Origin and History for workload
n.

1946, from work (n.) + load (n.).

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