Definition of Manpower

1. Noun. The force of workers available.

Exact synonyms: Hands, Men, Work Force, Workforce
Generic synonyms: Force, Personnel
Specialized synonyms: Complement, Full Complement
Terms within: Shift
Member holonyms: Crew, Gang, Work Party



Definition of Manpower

1. Noun. The total number of all available workers; the workforce. ¹

2. Noun. The power exerted by a single person (analogous to horsepower.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manpower

1. the number of men available for service [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manpower

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manpower (current term)
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Literary usage of Manpower

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1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"... serious degradation of the performance of his normal duties. manpower—See ... NATO) The means of manpower control to ensure the most efficient and ..."

2. Force Structure: Streamlining Plans Could Enable Navy to Reduce Personnel by Carol R. Schuster (1998)
"The Naval manpower Analysis Center (NAVMAC) is currently developing another ... The Single manpower Sponsor (SMS), established in January 1995 by the Chief ..."

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