labor force


(in the U.S.) the body of people who are at least 14 years old and are either employed or available for employment.

Nearby words

  1. labonza,
  2. labor,
  3. labor and socialist international,
  4. labor camp,
  5. labor day,
  6. labor market,
  7. labor movement,
  8. labor of love,
  9. labor omnia vincit,
  10. labor pains

Origin of labor force

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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