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head countor head·count (hĕd′kount′)
1. The act of counting people in a particular group.
2. The number of people counted in this way.
1. a check of the number of people present
2. (Commerce) commerce the number of people employed by a company or organization
an inventory of people in a group taken by counting individuals: a head count of senators opposing the bill.