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There are 10 meanings of the word Labor.

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Labor - as a noun

A social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

Example: "There is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"

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class7social classsocio-economic classstratum9
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A political party formed in great britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries

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british labour partylabour8labour party

Productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

Example: "His labor did not require a great deal of skill"

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The federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the united states; created in 1913

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department of labordol4labor department

Concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

Example: "She was in labor for six hours"

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birth10birthing14giving birthparturition13
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An organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

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labor movementtrade union movement
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reform movement
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Labor - as a verb

Strive and make an effort to reach a goal

Example: "She tugged for years to make a decent living"

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Work hard

Example: "She was digging away at her math homework"

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Undergo the efforts of childbirth

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Example Sentences

"She went into labor and gave birth to a healthy baby boy."
"The workers organized a strike to protest for better labor conditions."
"Child labor is considered a violation of human rights."
"The company hired temporary laborers to meet the high demand."
"He has been awarded a labor scholarship for his outstanding academic achievements."
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Word Game Points

Is LABOR a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, labor is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LABOR has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is LABOR a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, labor is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LABOR has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is LABOR a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, labor is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LABOR has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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