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workpeople

[ wurk-pee-puhl ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌpi pəl /
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plural noun
people employed at work or labor; workers; employees.
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Origin of workpeople

First recorded in 1700–10; work + people
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British Dictionary definitions for workpeople

workpeople
/ (ˈwɜːkˌpiːpəl) /

pl n
the working members of a population, esp those employed in manual tasks
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