manpower manpower  /ˈmæn ˌpaʊ ər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the force of workers available

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. M-day for all American manpower was fast approaching this week.
  2. Delayed by last summer's Lebanon crisis, delayed again by the Communist Chinese bombardment of Quemoy, the Administration's year-old decision to trim military manpower finally went.
  3. A year ago Buffalo could have matched its manpower troubles with any city's.

News

  1. Manpower Survey Finds Many Firms Planning to Hire

    Economic recovery accelerating? Staffing agency Manpower San Diego says new hiring will accelerate in the third quarter, based on its recent survey of employers. Nineteen percent of those surveyed plan to bring on more workers, while 69 percent expect to maintain current staff counts.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: San Diego Business Journal

  2. Manpower Says Planned Staff Increases At 4-Year High

    Manpower Says Planned Staff Increases At 4-Year High
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Reveals Canadian Employers Anticipate a Moderate Hiring Climate for the Third ...

    Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Reveals Canadian Employers Anticipate a Moderate Hiring Climate for the Third Quarter of 2013; Job Prospects Strongest in Transportation & Public Utilities sector
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. The state's governor expressed concern about his state's residents, telling reporters: "We're concerned about the lives and the safety of our people in their own homes," Beshear said, "and we need the manpower in some of the rural areas to go...
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Steve Beshear Source: Bay Area Indymedia

  2. Obama said he had ordered Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and US Coast Guard chief Admiral Thad Allen to "triple the manpower in places where oil has hit the shore or is within 24 hours of impact."
    on May 26, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "All the manpower is concentrated on the seven fires, so they are going to put those fires out and get them under control very quickly," Schwarzenegger said during a visit to a victims' assistance center in El Cajon.
    on Oct 26, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: USA Today

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