- labour force
- labour force labour force ➔ force1
* * *labour force UK US UK (US labor force) noun [C] ECONOMICS, HR► all the people in a particular country who are of the right age to work, or all the people who work for a particular company: »
Half of Britain's labour force works more than the maximum 48 hours a week.»
Recession-ravaged manufacturers reduced their labour forces by more than 700,000.»
a skilled/unskilled labor force»
a casual/temporary labour force
Financial and business terms. 2012.