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labor (n):
any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
Samples
he prepared for great undertakings
Related Words: projecttaskundertaking
labor (n):
productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
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his labor did not require a great deal of skill
Related Words: labourtoil
labor (n):
an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
labor (n):
the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913
labor (n):
a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
Samples
there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
Related Word: proletariat
labor (n):
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 (n):
concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
Samples
she was in labor for six hours
Related Words: labourparturiency
labor (v):
undergo the efforts of childbirth
Related Words: labour
labor (v):
strive and make an effort to reach a goal
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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

Related Words: drivelabourpush
labor (v):
work hard
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She was digging away at her math homework.
Lexicographers drudge all day long

Related Words: drudgegrindlabourtoiltravail
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Rome was not built in a day

Herşey zamanla olur.
Any great plan or big dream cannot be achieved overnight or easily.


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