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Meaning of "labour supply" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LABOUR SUPPLY

labour supply  [ˈleɪbə səˈplaɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LABOUR SUPPLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Labour supply is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LABOUR SUPPLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

labour supply

Labour supply

In mainstream economic theories, the supply of labour is the total hours that workers wish to work at a given real wage rate. It is frequently represented graphically by a labour supply curve, which shows hypothetical wage rates plotted vertically and the amount of labour that an individual or group of individuals is willing to supply at that wage rate plotted horizontally.

Definition of labour supply in the English dictionary

The definition of labour supply in the dictionary is the total number of hours that workers are willing and able to be paid wages to work for.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LABOUR SUPPLY


apply
əˈplaɪ
comply
kəmˈplaɪ
disapply
ˌdɪsəˈplaɪ
duply
djuːˈplaɪ
imply
ɪmˈplaɪ
misapply
ˌmɪsəˈplaɪ
multiply
ˈmʌltɪˌplaɪ
overmultiply
ˌəʊvəˈmʌltɪˌplaɪ
overply
ˌəʊvəˈplaɪ
oversupply
ˈəʊvəˌsəplaɪ
ply
plaɪ
preapply
ˌpriːəˈplaɪ
reapply
ˌriːəˈplaɪ
reply
rɪˈplaɪ
resupply
ˌriːsəˈplaɪ
sextuply
ˈsekstjʊˌplaɪ
supply
səˈplaɪ
undersupply
ˈʌndəsəˈplaɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LABOUR SUPPLY

labour agreement
Labour and Socialist International
labour camp
labour charges
labour costs
Labour Day
labour exchange
labour force
labour law
labour market
Labour movement
labour of love
labour pains
Labour Party
labour relations
labour shortage
labour unrest
labour ward
labour-intensive
labour-saving

WORDS THAT END LIKE LABOUR SUPPLY

aggregate supply
amply
blood supply
cheaply
deeply
excess supply
haply
in short supply
limply
mains supply
money supply
popply
power supply
purply
ripply
sharply
simply
steeply
triply
water supply

Synonyms and antonyms of labour supply in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «labour supply» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LABOUR SUPPLY

Find out the translation of labour supply to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of labour supply from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «labour supply» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

劳动力供给
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oferta de trabajo
570 millions of speakers

English

labour supply
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

श्रम आपूर्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عرض العمل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

предложение рабочей силы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oferta de trabalho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শ্রম সরবরাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

l´offre de travail
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bekalan buruh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Angebot an Arbeitskräften
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

労働力の供給
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

노동 공급
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumber tenaga kerja
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cung ứng lao động
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உழைப்பு வழங்கல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कामगार पुरवठा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Emek arzı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

offerta di lavoro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podaż pracy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пропозиція робочої сили
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oferta de muncă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προσφορά εργασίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

arbeidsaanbod
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

arbetsutbud
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

arbeidstilbudet
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LABOUR SUPPLY»

The term «labour supply» is regularly used and occupies the 58.480 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LABOUR SUPPLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about labour supply

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LABOUR SUPPLY»

Discover the use of labour supply in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to labour supply and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Unemployment, Search, and Labour Supply
This book brings together recent work analysing the labour market behaviour of agents, particularly with regard to unemployment, job search, and labour supply.
Richard Blundell, Ian Walker, 1986
2
Labour Supply and Microsimulation: The Evaluation of Tax ...
This book provides a detailed introduction to behavioral tax microsimulation methods and reviews the use of such models for evaluating tax policy reforms.
John Creedy, Guyonne Kalb, 2006
3
Family structure and female labour supply in Mexico City
This paper investigates labour supply of married women in Mexico City.
Xiaodong Gong, Arthur van Soest, 2000
4
Labour Supply and Incentives to Work in Europe
Shirley Dex, Siv Gustafsson, Andrew Jenkins, Heather Joshi, Eiko Kenjoh and Mark R. Killingsworth* Changes in female labour supply were one of the most dramatic features of the labour market in Europe and the USA during the twentieth ...
Ramón Gómez Salvador, 2005
5
Migrant Labour in South Africa's Mining Economy: The ...
In tracing the development of the recruiting system, Alan Jeeves shows how a large proportion of the labour supply came to be controlled by private labour companies and recruiting agents, who aimed both to exploit the workers and to extract ...
Alan H. Jeeves, 1985
6
Transition, Recession and Labour Supply
Exploring the relationship between the recession and labour supply in Kazakhstan during the 1990s, this volume develops an innovative new model of the process of transition in the context of the CIS.
Paolo Verme, 2001
7
Female labour supply, flexibility of working hours, and job ...
In the empirical literature on labour supply, several static models are developed to incorporate constraints on working hours.
Rob Euwals, 1999
8
Taxation and Labour Supply
Report... of research into the effects of taxation on the supply of labour by a team of economists at the University of Stirling, sponsered by the Social Science Research Council.
Charles Victor Brown, 1981
9
Construction in Hong Kong: issues in labour supply and ...
This report looks at the issue of advanced technology transfer when Hong Kong becomes part of mainland China in 1997.
Sivaguru Ganesan, Greg Hall, Y. H. Chiang, 1996
10
Modelling and empirical evaluation of labour supply ...
This book deals with modelling of neoclassical labour supply models for one-adult and two-adult households.
Isolde Woittiez, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LABOUR SUPPLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term labour supply is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Irish labour market improves, skills shortage intensifies - report
That paper said a core challenge to the economy over the next five years will be to increase the labour supply. According to today's EGFSN ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
2
David Owen: The Consequences of Japan's National Stadium rethink
... Games organisers seems obvious. An increase in the skilled labour supply in such circumstances might just help to relieve the pressure. «Insidethegames.biz, Jul 15»
3
Mark Carney prepares the country for possible Bank of England …
After a period of particularly weak wage growth, which reflected a marked expansion in labour supply that is now largely absorbed, wage ... «Property118, Jul 15»
4
Tony Abbott's real tax plan revealed | afr.com
The increase in business investment and its consequent boost to productivity, plus the increase in female labour supply force from lower ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
5
Ex-CCC chairman, Tonic Oh, sued in 2002 civil suit
Instead, Mr Oh said that the payment was made in connection with dealings between him and Ms Chua in connection to a labour supply or ... «The Online Citizen, Jul 15»
6
A living wage is all very well, but lower pay is better than none
... so wages will fall, until the point at which workers become so disillusioned that the labour supply decreases and wages drift up again. A more ... «Yahoo Finance UK, Jul 15»
7
Dialogue process 'not a return' to Social Partnership
Increasing labour supply will be core challenge, says paper. While a number of the faces at the opening of the Government's new national ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
8
FB post that inspired children into giving
Workers of a labour supply company at another accommodation went through the similar experience. "Whenever somebody used to donate ... «Yahoo! Maktoob News, Jul 15»
9
Full time jobs up by 4.1%
Over a period of one year, the labour supply (excluding part-timers) increased by 3.0 per cent, reaching 173,549. This was mainly due to an ... «Times of Malta, Jul 15»
10
Create an Article or Discussion
Its research remit is one of the broadest in public policy analysis, covering subjects from tax and benefits to education policy, from labour supply ... «Property118, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Labour supply [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/labour-supply>. Oct 2019 ».
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