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Engelsk navneord: labor

1. labor (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)labour, 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. labor (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)labour, 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

3. labor (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, labour, 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

4. labor (om gruppe) an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)labor movement, trade union movement

Mindre specifikke termerreform movement

Mere specifikke termerI.W.W., Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, trade unionism, unionism

Omfatter disse specifikke termerbrotherhood, labor union, trade union, trades union, union

5. Labor (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, Labour, Labour Party

Mindre specifikke termerlabor party, labour party

Tilhører disse specifikke termerLabourite

6. Labor (om gruppe) the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Department of Labor, DoL, Labor Department

Mindre specifikke termerexecutive department

Omfatter disse specifikke termerOccupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA

7. labor (om handling) any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe prepared for great undertakings.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)project, task, undertaking

Mindre specifikke termerwork

Mere specifikke termeradventure, assignment, baby, breeze, child's play, cinch, dangerous undertaking, duck soup, endeavor, endeavour, endurance contest, enterprise, escapade, labor of love, labour of love, large order, marathon, no-brainer, picnic, piece of cake, proposition, pushover, risky venture, snap, tall order, venture, walkover

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerManhattan Project

Engelsk udsagnsord: labor

1. labor (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, labour, push, tug

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerfight, struggle

Mere specifikke termerreach, strain, strive

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbear on, push

2. labor (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, labour, moil, toil, travail

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

Mindre specifikke termerdo work, work

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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)labour

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerundergo

Kan forårsagebear, birth, deliver, give birth, have

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