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Noun: labor force  ley-bur fors
Usage: US (elsewhere: labour force)
  1. The source of trained people from which workers can be hired
    - labor pool [US], labour force [Brit, Cdn], labour pool [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: labor forces

Type of: labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], proletariat, proletariate [archaic], working class

Encyclopedia: Labor force