Synonyms for labour
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labor, labour, working class, proletariatnoun
a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
"there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"
parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbednoun
concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
"she was in labor for six hours"
trade union movement, elbow grease, task, proletariat, travail, childbed, effort, project, labor movement, sweat, working class, toil, parturiency, labor, restriction, lying-in, confinement, exertion, undertaking
British Labour Party, Labour Party, Labour, Labornoun
a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries
labor, labour, toilverb
productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
"his labor did not require a great deal of skill"
labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moilverb
"She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
compass, comminute, tug, boil, roil, toil, grind, dig, craunch, drudge, moil, dig up, tire, wear out, poke, cut into, crunch, churn, cranch, jab, grasp, weary, prod, jade, tire out, wear upon, fatigue, travail, delve, get the picture, drive, hollow, stab, apprehend, outwear, comprehend, turn over, excavate, labor, mash, wear down, savvy, push, grok, wear, bray, dig out, grate, fag out
tug, labor, labour, push, driveverb
strive and make an effort to reach a goal
"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"
fight, force back, crowd, lug, get, dig, ram, drudge, moil, press, tug, agitate, advertize, take, repel, aim, drive, promote, travail, crusade, motor, advertise, grind, bear on, repulse, labor, force, ride, push, campaign, tote, push back, toil, beat back
undergo the efforts of childbirth
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A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labour and there is invisible labour.
British corporate executives will be sweating before the release (of Labour's manifesto), the more extreme the Labour manifesto, the more volatility we'd expect to see in the pound and UK shares when the polls tighten closer to election day. We still favour a break above 1.30 in sterling but stand ready to reverse that call if Labour's manifesto can capture the public's imagination.
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.
One hypothesis the labour data is putting forward is that employment may now be growing at a pace of almost 300,000 even after the dollar has strengthened considerably. That is clearly above the speed limit, if this continues while labour participation does not increase, the jobless rate will fall to around 4.5 percent by the end of year and the Fed risks falling behind the curve in keeping inflation in check.
All my family were Labour Party supporters, my dad was and so was my granddad, but where has it got us? Labour has had 80 years to stand up for Scotland but the only time they are interested in what ordinary people have to say is during an election when they take our support for granted. Well, they're not getting my vote this time.
Translations for labour
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- porodní bolesti, dělnictvo, porod, pracovní síly, námaha, práceCzech
- llafur, gweithwyr, gwaithWelsh
- gebären, arbeiten, Arbeiter, ArbeitGerman
- εργάζομαι, εργατικό δυναμικό, εργατικοί, εργασία, ωδίνες τοκετού, δουλειά, κοπιάζω, εργατικό κόμμα, μόχθος, τοκετός, κόπος, δουλεύω, γέννα, μοχθώGreek
- trabajar, trabajadores, parto, trabajo, campesinosSpanish
- synnytys, ahertaa, raataa, aherrus, työvoima, työläisetFinnish
- travailler, travail, ouvrage, accouchementFrench
- saothar, obairIrish
- saothairScottish Gaelic
- काम करनाHindi
- munkásság, munka, szülésHungarian
- ծննդաբերություն, երկունք, աշխատել, աշխատանքArmenian
- lavoranti, lavoratori, lavoro, lavorare, partoItalian
- 働く, 労働Japanese
- 로동, 일하다, 勞動, 노동Korean
- taimahi, whānau, taunahua, whānautangaMāori
- praca, pracować, poródPolish
- trabalhar, parto, trabalho, mão-de-obraPortuguese
- muncă, muncitori, lucrătoriRomanian
- рабочий, труд, работать, роды, рабочий класс, трудитьсяRussian
- arbetskraft, arbete, arbetaSwedish
- కార్మికులు, శ్రమ, ప్రసవంTelugu
- کام کرناUrdu
- lao động, 勞動Vietnamese
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