Definition of Labor in English :
Define Labor in English
Labor meaning in English
Meaning of Labor in English
Pronunciation of Labor in English
Labor pronunciation in English
Pronounce Labor in Englishsee synonyms of labor
a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
Example Sentences:'there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field'
productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
Example Sentences:'his labor did not require a great deal of skill'
concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
Example Sentences:'she was in labor for six hours'
an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries
the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913
any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
Example Sentences:'he prepared for great undertakings'
strive and make an effort to reach a goal
Example Sentences:'She tugged for years to make a decent living''We have to push a little to make the deadline!''She is driving away at her doctoral thesis'
Example Sentences:'She was digging away at her math homework''Lexicographers drudge all day long'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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