Video: pronunciation of 'manpower'
Critics said the use of part-time soldiers showed how stretched the regular army is after manpower cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We cannot know why these places were built, but immense resources of manpower were needed to erect them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police endlessly protest that austerity cut their manpower. The Sun (2016)They had neither the helicopter resources nor manpower to do much more than cling on. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The party has neither the manpower nor money to match the established parties. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These are the identified gaps in the manpower resources that an organization requires. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)One issue that no amount of money or manpower can tackle is the problem of bats in churches. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are fears that the resulting shortage of manpower is leading to bomb disposal teams going into action without enough training. The Sun (2010)They argue that the scheme should be sold more aggressively but it lacks the manpower and resources for a hard sell. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Today Nato has four times the manpower and three times the tanks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Where will the manpower, money and cells come from? The Sun (2012)They began arriving in the 1960s as guest workers invited to offset a shortage of manpower. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But is not just a lack of manpower and resources that makes India vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is not enough money, manpower or will to enforce the law. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More than 700 lost their jobs as manpower was cut to 2,800. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These people do not have the equipment or the manpower to cut down the trees and pull out the stumps; instead they light a match. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)She thinks'there is definitely an issue with manpower and equipment '. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Behind this fable lies a sacred Chinese belief that anything is possible, given enough time and manpower. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Savings on fast jets are expected to be matched by swingeing cuts in manpower across the Armed Forces. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， manpower 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: manpower /ˈmænˌpaʊə/ NOUN
Workers are sometimes referred to as manpower when they are being considered as a part of the process of producing goods or providing services.
We need more money and more manpower.
- 美式英语: manpower
- 阿拉伯语: قُوَةٌ عَامِلَة
- 巴西葡萄牙语: mão-de-obra
- 简体中文: 人力
- 克罗地亚语: radna snaga
- 捷克语: pracovní síla
- 丹麦语: arbejdskraft
- 荷兰语: mankracht
- 欧洲西班牙语: personal
- 芬兰语: ihmistyövoima
- 法语: main d’œuvre
- 德语: Leistungspotential
- 希腊语: εργατικό δυναμικό
- 意大利语: forza lavoro
- 日语: 労働力
- 韩语: 인력
- 挪威语: arbeidskraft
- 波兰语: siła robocza
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: mão-de-obra
- 罗马尼亚语: forță de muncă
- 俄语: рабочая сила
- 西班牙语: personal fuerza laboral
- 瑞典语: arbetskraft
- 泰语: กำลังคน
- 土耳其语: insan gücü
- 乌克兰语: робоча сила
- 越南语: nhân lực
manpower 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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