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man·pow·er

 (măn′pou′ər)
n.
1. The power of human physical strength.
2. Power in terms of the workers available to a particular group or required for a particular task. See Usage Note at chairman.

manpower

(ˈmænˌpaʊə)
n
1. power supplied by men
2. (Units) a unit of power based on the rate at which a man can work; approximately 75 watts
3. the number of people available or required to perform a particular function: the manpower of a battalion.

man′ pow`er


n.
the power supplied by human physical exertions.

man•pow•er

(ˈmænˌpaʊ ər)

n.
power in terms of people available or required for work or military service.

manpower

See: manpower requirements; manpower resources.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manpower - the force of workers availablemanpower - the force of workers available  
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
full complement, complement - number needed to make up a whole force; "a full complement of workers"
shift - a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time
work party, crew, gang - an organized group of workmen

manpower

noun personnel, people, staff, workers, employees, men and women, workforce, human resources There is a shortage of skilled manpower in the industry.
Translations
القُدْرَه البَشَرِيَّهقُوَةٌ عَامِلَة
pracovní síla
arbejdskraft
ihmistyövoima
radna snaga
mannafli
労働力
인력
pracovná sila
delovna sila
arbetskraft
กำลังคน
nhân lực

manpower

[ˈmænpaʊəʳ]
A. Nmano f de obra (Mil) → soldados mpl
B. CPD manpower planning Nplanificación f de recursos humanos or mano de obra

manpower

[ˈmænpaʊər] nmain-d'œuvre f

manpower

nLeistungspotenzial ntor -potential nt; (Mil) → Stärke f; we haven’t got the manpowerwir haben dazu nicht genügend Personal or Arbeitskräfte pl; Manpower Services Commission (Brit) Behörde für Arbeitsbeschaffung, Arbeitsvermittlung und Berufsausbildung

manpower

[ˈmænˌpaʊəʳ] n (gen) (Industry) → manodopera (Mil) → effettivi mpl

man

(mӕn) plural men (men) noun
1. an adult male human being. Hundreds of men, women and children; a four-man team.
2. human beings taken as a whole; the human race. the development of man.
3. obviously masculine male person. He's independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!
4. a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone. Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining!
5. an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer. officers and men.
6. a piece used in playing chess or draughts. I took three of his men in one move.
verbpast tense, past participle manned
to supply with men (especially soldiers). The colonel manned the guns with soldiers from our regiment.
-man (-mən) , (-mӕn) a person (formerly usually used for either sex; currently, often replaced by -person when the person referred to can be of either sex) who performs a particular activity, as in postman, *milkman, *chairman
etc.
ˈmanhood noun
1. (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc. He died before he reached manhood.
2. manly qualities. He took her refusal to marry him as an insult to his manhood.
manˈkind noun
the human race as a whole. He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
ˈmanly adjective
having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc. He is strong and manly.
ˈmanliness noun
manned adjective
supplied with men. a manned spacecraft.
ˈman-eating adjective
which will eat people. a man-eating tiger.
ˈman-eater noun
manˈhandle verb
1. to move, carry etc by hand. When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat.
2. to treat roughly. You'll break all the china if you manhandle it like that!
ˈmanhole noun
a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc.
ˌman-ˈmade adjective
made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means. a man-made lake.
ˈmanpower noun
the number of people available for employment etc. There's a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
ˈmanservantplural ˈmenservants noun
a male servant (especially one employed as a valet). He has only one manservant.
ˈmansize(d) adjective
of a size suitable for a man; large. a mansized breakfast.
ˈmanslaughter noun
the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so. He was found guilty of manslaughter.
ˈmenfolk noun plural
male people, especially male relatives. The wives accompanied their menfolk.
ˈmenswear (ˈmenz-) noun
clothing for men. Do you sell menswear?
as one man
simultaneously; together. They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street
the ordinary, typical, average man. The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters
a writer and/or scholar. Shakespeare was perhaps Britain's greatest man of letters.
man of the world
a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things. You can speak freely – we're all men of the world.
man to man as one man to another; openly or frankly: They talked man to man about their problems; adjective (etc)
a man-to-man discussion.
to a man
every one, without exception. They voted to a man to accept the proposal.

manpower

قُوَةٌ عَامِلَة pracovní síla arbejdskraft Leistungspotential εργατικό δυναμικό personal ihmistyövoima main d’œuvre radna snaga forza lavoro 労働力 인력 mankracht arbeidskraft siła robocza mão-de-obra рабочая сила arbetskraft กำลังคน insan gücü nhân lực 人力
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