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1 labor (US) noun
or British labour /ˈleɪbɚ/
plural labors
1 labor (US)
noun
or British labour /ˈleɪbɚ/
plural labors
Learner's definition of LABOR
: physical or mental effort : work
[noncount]
[count]
◊ A labor of love is a task that you do for enjoyment rather than pay.
◊ When you enjoy the fruits of your labor/labors, you enjoy the things that you have gained by working.
[noncount] : work for which someone is paid
[noncount]
: workers considered as a group
often used before another noun
: the organizations or officials that represent groups of workers
: the process by which a woman gives birth to a baby
[noncount]
[singular]
Labour [singular] British, politics : the Labour Party of the United Kingdom or another part of the Commonwealth of Nations
2 labor /ˈleɪbɚ/ verb
(US) or British labour
labors; labored; laboring
2 labor
/ˈleɪbɚ/
verb
(US) or British labour
labors; labored; laboring
Learner's definition of LABOR
[no object]
: to do work
: to work hard in order to achieve something
: to move or proceed with effort
: to repeat or stress something too much or too often

labor under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception

◊ If you continue to believe something that is not true, you are laboring under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception.
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