English version

head count

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhead countˈhead count noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 COUNT/CALCULATE[countable] the act of counting how many people are present in a particular place at one time πŸ”Š The teachers did a head count to check that none of the kids was missing.2 [countable, uncountable] technical the number of people working for a company
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head countβ€’ There is still no adequate head count of the revolutionary intelligentsia.β€’ However, Mr Nasser concedes it has been only recently that he has made real progress in reducing his head count.β€’ Thirty men in all, by Grant's head count.β€’ As a Senate vote on the balanced-budget amendment draws closer, so too does the head count.β€’ The council tax will retain the most objectionable parts of the poll tax - the head count tax on the individual.β€’ In the end, however, Mosbacher decided to stick with the traditional head count.
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