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labour 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. labor: a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"
  2. labor: work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
  3. parturiency: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
  4. tug: 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"
  5. British Labour Party: a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries
  6. labor: undergo the efforts of childbirth
  7. Childbirth (also called labour, birth, partus or parturition) is the culmination of a human pregnancy or gestation period with the birth of one or more newborn infants from a woman's uterus. ...
  8. Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the market for labour. Labour markets function through the interaction of workers and employers. ...
  9. Labour – Federation of Labour Groups is the formally registered name of a collection of political organisations in Northern Ireland who aspire to become part of the Labour Party of Great Britain.
  10. The Israeli Labor Party (מפלגת העבודה הישראלית), generally known in Israel as Avoda (עבודה) is a center-left political party in Israel. It is a social democratic and Zionist party, a member of the Socialist International and an observer member of the Party of European Socialists. ...
  11. Labour is to be the first novel published by JT LeRoy since it was revealed that it was the pen-name of Laura Albert. It is also another collaboration with illustrator Cherry Hood who also illustrated Harold's End. ...
  12. Scottish Labour, often described as the Scottish Labour Party, (Pàrtaidh Làbarach na h-Alba; Scottis Labour Pairty) is that part of the British Labour Party which operates in Scotland. ...
  13. Effort expended on a particular task; toil, work; Workers in general; the working class, the workforce; sometimes specifically the labour movement, organised labour; A political party or force aiming or claiming to represent the interests of labour; The act of a mother giving birth; The time ...
  14. direct taxes, indirect taxes and compulsory actual social contributions paid by employees and employers on labour employed divided by compensation of employees increased by wage bill and payroll taxes;
  15. A ship labours when she pitches and rolls heavily.
  16. N (work) laboro; (manpower) laborforto; (giving birth) akuŝo
  17. An important word in Freemasonry -- we may say the most important. It is for this sole reason alone, that a person must be made a Freemason; all other reasons are incidental and unimportant, or unconnected with it. ...
  18. Any individual(s) working at, or on behalf of, a hazardous installation who are not part of management. This includes (sub)contractors.
  19. the number of hours people work in producing goods and services (chapter 2)
  20. one of the processes by which A acquires the property of B.
  21. Animals such as horses, donkey, and yaks can be used for mechanical energy. Prior to steam power livestock were the only available source of non-human labour. They are still used for this purpose in many places of the world, including ploughing fields, transporting goods, and military functions.
  22. (US, Austral. labor) the human effort required to produce goods and services.
  23. All forms of human input, both physical and mental, into current production.
  24. political party which is equivalent to the U.S. democratic party.
  25. The process of childbirth, from the dilation of the cervix to the delivery of the baby and the placenta.