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workload

or work load

[ wurk-lohd ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌloʊd /
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noun
the amount of work that a machine, employee, or group of employees can be or is expected to perform.
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Origin of workload

First recorded in 1940–45; work + load
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British Dictionary definitions for workload

workload
/ (ˈwɜːkˌləʊd) /

noun
the amount of work to be done, esp in a specified period by a person, machine, etc
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