or work load

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Origin of workload

First recorded in 1940–45; work + load Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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assignment, workload, load

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British Dictionary definitions for workload


  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

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

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