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1. labour (om gruppe) a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere is a shortage of skilled labor in this field.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)labor, proletariat, working class

Mindre specifikke termerclass, social class, socio-economic class, stratum

Mere specifikke termerlabor force, labor pool, lumpenproletariat, organized labor

Tilhører disse specifikke termerprole, proletarian, worker

2. labour (om tilstand) concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was in labor for six hours.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)childbed, confinement, labor, lying-in, parturiency, travail

Mindre specifikke termerbirth, birthing, giving birth, parturition

Mere specifikke termerpremature labor, premature labour

Omfatter disse specifikke termerasynclitism, effacement, obliquity, uterine contraction

Omfatter disse overordnede termergestation, maternity, pregnancy

3. Labour (om gruppe) a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)British Labour Party, Labor, Labour Party

Mindre specifikke termerlabor party, labour party

Tilhører disse specifikke termerLabourite

4. labour (om handling) productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis labor did not require a great deal of skill.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)labor, toil

Mindre specifikke termerwork

Mere specifikke termercorvee, donkeywork, drudgery, effort, elbow grease, exertion, grind, hackwork, haymaking, hunt, hunting, manual labor, manual labour, overwork, overworking, plodding, roping, slavery, sweat, travail

Engelsk udsagnsord: labour

1. labour (om adfærd) work hard

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was digging away at her math homework.
Lexicographers drudge all day long.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dig, drudge, fag, grind, labor, moil, toil, travail

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerdo work, work

2. labour (om adfærd) strive and make an effort to reach a goal

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)drive, labor, push, tug

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerfight, struggle

Mere specifikke termerreach, strain, strive

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbear on, push

3. labour (i anatomi) undergo the efforts of childbirth

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)labor

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerundergo

Kan forårsagebear, birth, deliver, give birth, have

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