labour shortage

нехватка рабочей силы

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • labour — labour1 W1S3 n BrE labor AmE ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(work)¦ 2¦(workers)¦ 3¦(baby)¦ 4 a labour of love 5 somebody s labours ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(WORK)¦[U] work, especially physical work ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shortage — short‧age [ˈʆɔːtɪdʒ ǁ ˈʆɔːr ] noun [countable, uncountable] a situation in which there is not enough of something that people need or want: • We suffer from a labor shortage. • The real estate developer is facing an acute cash shortage. shortage… …   Financial and business terms

  • labour — la‧bour [ˈleɪbə ǁ ər] , labor noun [uncountable] 1. work involving a lot of physical or mental effort: • The garage charges £65 an hour for labour. • those involved in repetitive, unskilled manual labour (= work that involves using your …   Financial and business terms

  • shortage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, chronic, critical, desperate, dire, serious, severe ▪ the current acute shortage of teachers ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • shortage — short|age [ˈʃo:tıdʒ US ˈʃo:r ] n [U and C] a situation in which there is not enough of something that people need shortage of ▪ a shortage of skilled labour ▪ There is no shortage of funds. water/food/housing etc shortage ▪ efforts to solve the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • labour — 1 BrE, labor AmE noun 1 WORK (U) effort or work, especially physical work: The garage charges 30 an hour for labour. | manual labour (=work with tools you hold in your hands): Building still involves a lot of manual labour. | withdraw your labour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • labour — (BrE) (AmE labor) noun 1 work ADJECTIVE ▪ manual, physical ▪ back breaking, forced, hard ▪ He was sentenced to four years hard labour for his crime …   Collocations dictionary

  • labour, hours of —       the proportion of a person s time spent at work. Hours of labour have declined significantly since the middle of the 19th century, with workers in advanced industrial countries spending far fewer hours per year in a given place of work than …   Universalium

  • shortage — noun (C, U) a situation in which there is not enough of something that people need (+ of): a shortage of skilled labour | water/gasoline/bread etc shortage: water shortages in the summer …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • migrant labour — Semiskilled or unskilled workers who move from one region to another, offering their services on a temporary, usually seasonal, basis. In North America, migrant labour is generally employed in agriculture and moves seasonally from south to north… …   Universalium

  • First Labour Government (UK) — The first Labour government of the United Kingdom lasted from January to November 1924. The Labour Party, under James Ramsay MacDonald, had won the general election of December 1923, winning 151 seats, although the Conservative government under… …   Wikipedia

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