English translation of 'main-d’œuvre'
1. (en tant que ressource) manpower ⧫ labour (Brit) ⧫ labor (USA)
la main-d’œuvre immigrée immigrant labour
pénurie de main-d’œuvre labour shortage
2. (en tant qu’effectifs) workforce
la main-d’œuvre de l’usine the factory’s workforce
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'main-d’œuvre' in Other Languages
British English: labour force NOUN
The labour force consists of all the people who are able to work in a country or area.
Unemployment in Britain rose to 8.1% of the labour force.
Translation of main-d’œuvre from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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