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'labor' - used as a noun
1. A political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; left of centre and characterized by the promotion of labour's interests and (historically) the socialization of key industries
2. the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913
3. productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
his labor did not require a great deal of skill
4. a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
5. concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child
she was in labor for six hours
6. an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
7. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

'labor' - used as a verb
8. strive and make an effort to reach a goal
9. work hard
10. undergo the efforts of childbirth

derived forms
1. Labor / Plural
labors
2. Labor / Past
labored
3. Labor / Third Person
labors
4. Labor / Present Participle
laboring
Variations of 'labor'
 
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