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Labour — synonyms, definition

1. labour (Noun) Brit, Cdn, UK

44 synonyms
British Labour Party Labour Party accouchement activity birth bourgeoisie childbearing childbed childbirth confinement delivery drive drudgery effort endeavour exercise exertion grind hard work labor • • •
6 definitions

labour (Noun) — A social class comprising those who do manual labour or work for wages. ex. "there is a shortage of skilled labour in this field"

labour (Noun) — Productive work (especially physical work done for wages). ex. "his labour did not require a great deal of skill"

labour (Noun) — Concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child. ex. "she was in labour for six hours"

labour (Noun) — An organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labour unions) or the leaders of this movement.

labour (Noun) — Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted. ex. "he prepared for great labours"

labour (Noun) — A political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labour's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries.

14 types of
Labor Party Labour Party birth birthing class giving birth parturition party political party reform movement social class socio-economic class stratum work
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I.W.W. IWW Industrial Workers of the World Manhattan Project Marathon New Labour adventure assignment baby breeze child's play cinch corvee dangerous undertaking donkeywork doss drudgery duck soup effort elbow grease • • •
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1st Earl Attlee Anthony Charles Lynton Blair Attlee Blair Callaghan Clement Attlee Clement Richard Attlee Gordon Brown Harold Wilson James Callaghan James Gordon Brown James Harold Wilson James Ramsay MacDonald Labourite Leonard James Callaghan MacDonald Ramsay MacDonald Tony Blair Wilson asynclitism • • •
3 parts of
gestation maternity pregnancy

2. labour (Verb) Brit, Cdn, UK

45 synonyms
aim attempt be burdened be distressed be troubled belabour cultivate decorate develop devitalize dig drudge elaborate embellish endeavour essay exert fag farm fatigue • • •
3 definitions

labour (Verb) — Strive and make an effort to reach a goal. ex. "She laboured for years to make a decent living"

labour (Verb) — Work hard. ex. "Lexicographers labour all day long"

labour (Verb) — Undergo the efforts of childbirth.

7 types of
do work experience fight have struggle undergo work
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reach strain strive