labour definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Variant of labor.
    • Effort expended on a certain task; toil, work.
    • employees as a whole; the working class, the staff; often particularly the labour action, organised labour.
    • A political party or power intending or saying to represent the interests of labour.
    • The work of a mother having a baby.
    • the timeframe when a mother offers birth.
    • Same as labor; -- Uk spelling.
    • productive work (especially actual work done for earnings)
    • concluding condition of pregnancy; from start of contractions into the beginning of a child
    • a political celebration formed in Great Britain in 1900; described as the advertising of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of crucial industries
    • a social class comprising those that do handbook labor or work with earnings
  • verb:
    • To toil, to work.
    • To belabour, to emphasise or expand upon (a place in a debate, etc).
    • go through the efforts of childbirth
    • strive making an attempt to achieve a target
    • strive

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