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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmanpowerman‧pow‧er /ˈmænˌpaʊə $ -paʊr/ noun [uncountable]  WORKERall the workers available for a particular kind of work trained manpower a scheme to increase police manpower
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manpowerThe department produces a wide range of reports relating to aspects of company manpower.But the deployments and continual training may be taking a toll on experienced manpower, officers fear.The neighboring kingdoms, in manpower and resources are still overwhelmingly powerful as compared to yourselves.The main reason, without a doubt, was the over-abundance of manpower.The country has a large pool of skilled manpower.The police say they don't have sufficient manpower to patrol the area.Alexander Krekich indicated that manpower problems would continue at current or lower levels for at least the next few months.One could not get a dispensation from the mines inspectorate to increase the manpower.The introduction of conscription was not only crucial to obtain the manpower resources necessary but also to plan a total war economy.The Commission was set up to look at the management of the manpower resources of the National Health Service.At the time there was a major shortage of trained manpower in computer science in the US.It is organising the service, delivering high-quality care and using manpower and finance to the best possible effect.
From Longman Business Dictionarymanpowerman‧pow‧er /ˈmænˌpaʊə-ˌpaʊr/ noun [uncountable]COMMERCE all the workers available for a particular kind of work in a particular areaEconomic expansion has created serious manpower shortages in the country.We don’t have the manpower to open up any more offices.
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