In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(workers)personal masculinorecursos humanos masculino(blue-collar) mano de obra femeninobefore noun manpower cuts — recortes en la plantilla masculino España
- This competitive environment required coordination of manpower in heaving and hauling.
- The Forest Department should be given more manpower to keep a watchful eye on the resources.
- With all resources and manpower being directed to the war effort, work was halted until after the war.
- Longtime critics are amassing money and manpower to derail her political career.
- The union has been fighting with the department over cuts in salaries and manpower levels.
- Do you really think the police have the time and manpower to watch these tapes all the time?
- Due to its limited budget and manpower, the record company did not want to do it either.
- If police can cut crime with their present manpower levels, imagine what they could achieve at full strength.
- Further it would have tended to maintain the optimum levels of manpower.
- She claimed that manpower levels in suburbs left a lot to be desired.
- This is a very important area in operations, which is facing a shortage of skilled manpower.
- The new Naval chief said his force also faced equipment and manpower shortages.
- Rural areas could be particularly exposed because of a lack of specialized equipment and manpower, he said.
- How could the police not be given the tools and manpower they so obviously needed to protect the people?
- Not many in the force seem to be aware of the optimum use of available manpower.
- He is determined to make the best use of existing manpower, to maintain and build links with the public they serve.
- They didn't have the resources or manpower to enter second or third teams in each age division.
- Food production had also to compete for manpower with the armed services.
- Are you planning for the future in terms of infrastructure, manpower and technology?
- Large farms may be efficient in terms of manpower but they are bad for the environment and animal welfare, he added.
2(human force)fuerza femeninowe'll need a bit of manpower to shift these tables — vamos a necesitar gente con fuerza para mover estas mesas
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