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  • labour (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada)

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Singular
Labor

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural Labors

Labor (countable and uncountable; plural Labors)
  1. Effort expended on a particular task; toil, work.
    • 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
      ...so I set myself to enlarge my cave, and work farther into the earth; for it was a loose sandy rock, which yielded easily to the labour I bestowed on it...
  2. (uncountable) Workers in general; the working class, the workforce; sometimes specifically the labor movement, organised labor.
  3. The act of a mother giving birth.
  4. The time period during which a mother gives birth.

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  • Attributes: physical, mental, technical, organized, etc.

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Infinitive
to Labor

Third person singular
Labors

Simple past
Labored

Past participle
Labored

Present participle
Laboring

to Labor (third-person singular simple present Labors, present participle Laboring, simple past and past participle Labored)
  1. (US) spelling of labour; see British/commonwealth entry for definitions, etymology, pronunciation, translations, etc.

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labor (genitive labōris); m, third declension

  1. work

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Number Singular Plural
nominative labor labōrēs
genitive labōris labōrum
dative labōrī labōribus
accusative labōrem labōrēs
ablative labōre labōribus
vocative labor labōrēs

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present active lābor, present infinitive lābī, perfect active lāpsus sum. (deponent)
  1. I slip
  2. I glide, flow

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Patrono:La-conj-3rd-depon

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Labor f. (plural labores)

Singular
Labor f.

Plural
labores f.

  1. job

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