- n. 劳动力，人工；分娩
- vi. 劳动；分娩；费力地前进
[过去式 laboured过去分词 laboured现在分词 labouring第三人称单数 labours]
不可数名词的用法：Labour is very hard work, usually physical work. 劳动例：
...the labour of hauling the rocks away.
不及物动词的用法：Someone who labours works hard using their hands. 艰苦劳动例：
...he will be labouring 14 hundred metres below ground.
及物动词/不及物动词的用法：If you labour to do something, you do it with difficulty. 艰难地工作例：
Scientists laboured for months to unravel the mysteries of Neptune and still remain baffled.
We're labouring under an unfair disadvantage.
不可数名词的用法：Labour is used to refer to the workers of a country or industry, considered as a group. (总称) 劳工例：
We have a problem of skilled labour.
Employers want cheap labour and consumers want cheap houses.
不可数名词的用法：The work done by a group of workers or by a particular worker is referred to as their labour. 工作例：
He exhibits a profound humility in the low rates he pays himself for his labour.
不可数名词的用法：Labour is the last stage of pregnancy, in which the baby is gradually pushed out of the womb by the mother. 分娩例：
Her labour had lasted ten hours before the doctor arranged a Caesarean section.
labour forcen. 劳动力
surplus labour【政治经济学】剩余劳动(力) ,【经济学】剩余劳动
division of labour分工
labour unionn. [美]工会
labour productivity 劳动生产率
cheap labour 廉价劳动力；廉价劳工
labour for v. 努力争取
manual labour 体力劳动；手工劳动
labour cost 人工成本
labour law 劳动法
labour movement 工人运动
new labour 新工党
labour day 劳动节
child labour 童工
hard labour 强迫劳役
labour dispute 劳资争议
international labour organization 国际劳工组织
ministry of labour 劳工部
physical labour 体力劳动
- n. [劳经]劳动力，人工；分娩
- vi. [劳经]劳动；分娩；费力地前进
And a few lines down Mammon tells us that we will "work ease out of pain / through labour and endurance."
I mean, it's always going to be Conservative, Labour, Lib Dem.
He has broken sharply with the fiscal pattern of earlier Labour governments in one respect, however.
But there has been a price—the tax revolt that provoked the collapse in Labour's popularity.