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Noun
/ˈmanˌpouər/,
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The number of people working or available for work or service,
  1. The number of people working or available for work or service
    • - the police had only limited manpower

  1. work force: the force of workers available
  2. Manpower is a 1941 film about power company linemen starring Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich, and George Raft. The memorable posters for the movie proclaimed, "Robinson - He's mad about Dietrich. Dietrich - She's mad about Raft. Raft - He's mad about the whole thing. ...
  3. Manpower was a short propaganda film produced by the US Office of War Information in 1942.
  4. Manpower is an album by Miquel Brown, recorded in 1983. Includes the major international hits "So Many Men, So Little Time" and "He's a Saint, He's a Sinner" as well as the moderate hits "Beeline" and "Sunny Day."
  5. Manpower Inc. is an employment agency headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was established by Elmer Winter and Aaron Scheinfeld in 1948. It was acquired by Blue Arrow of Britain in 1987, but became independent again in 1991.
  6. The total number of all available workers; the workforce; The power exerted by a single person (analogous to horsepower.)
  7. in the physical world a unit of power equivalent to 74.60 watts. Obsolete
  8. The available personnel to do a job; referred to as labor force.