Definition of 'workload'
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Heavy workload is one of the top reasons staff give for quitting. The Sun (2016)Most feel that high workloads do not allow them to take time off. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They both got through a huge workload. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That problem in part is due to a heavy workload. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet he admitted he would know when it was time to reduce his gruelling workload. The Sun (2012)Their workload and extra duties mean that they labour well beyond court hours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It said that the increases were designed to reflect its higher workload. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The courts remained open yesterday as they continued to process a huge workload. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It could also mean that more midwives are leaving a service suffering from very heavy workloads. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Trusts that have already introduced measures to involve fathers have reported reduced workloads for midwives. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How will the organisation possibly cope with the increased workload without extra funding? Times, Sunday Times (2010)But both men have a heavy workload because they play in all three formats of the game. The Sun (2010)They slow the heart down and reduce the workload put on the heart. Coping with Angina (1990)But there are concerns about the potential extra workload and the prospect of more litigation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She will continue to reduce her workload and we will see less of her. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He has resisted demands to reduce his workload. The Sun (2012)She was singled out in a secret campaign by colleagues who were apparently resentful at shouldering the extra workload. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Freddie is usually encouraged to rest as much as possible between games because of his huge workload and suspect ankle. The Sun (2007)They were also worried that they would not be able to get other staff to take on the extra workload. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It sounds like a huge workload. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Unions blamed high workloads, but the government said there was no evidence of this. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many plan to resign within a year blaming heavy workloads, low pay and lack of opportunities. The Sun (2008)How does one go about getting a boyfriend with such a heavy, awkward workload? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our view is that they were given a very high workload they probably couldn't cope with'. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At the same time, the organisation was struggling with staff shortages, leaving inspectors with high workloads. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'workload'
British English: workload NOUN
The workload of a person or organization is the amount of work that has to be done by them.
The sudden cancellation of his trip was due to his heavy workload.
Definition of workload from the Collins English Dictionary
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