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1labor(US)noun
or Britishlabour/ˈleɪbɚ/
plurallabors
1labor(US)
noun
or British labour /ˈleɪbɚ/
plurallabors
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.
   b [noncount] : work for which someone is paid
[noncount] 
: workers considered as a group— often used before another noun
   b : 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
2labor/ˈleɪbɚ/verb
(US) or Britishlabour
laborslaboredlaboring
2labor
/ˈleɪbɚ/
verb
(US) or British labour
laborslaboredlaboring
Learner's definition of LABOR  
[no object]
: to do work
   b : 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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