labor force

[ ley-ber fawrs ]
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  1. (in the United States) the body of people who are at least 16 years old and are either employed or available for employment.

Origin of labor force

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby labor force Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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