: expenditure of physical or mental effort especially when difficult or compulsory
- was sentenced to six months at hard labor
: human activity that provides the goods or services in an economy
- Industry needs labor for production.
: the services performed by workers for wages as distinguished from those rendered by entrepreneurs for profits
: the physical activities (such as dilation of the cervix and contraction of the uterus) involved in giving birth;
: the period of such labor
: an act or process requiring labor : task
- The three-month project evolved into a year-long labor.
: a product of labor
- The flood destroyed the labor of years.
: an economic group comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
- wants the vote of labor in the elections
: workers employed in an establishment
: workers available for employment
- Immigrants provided a source of cheap labor.
: the organizations or officials representing groups of workers
- negotiations between labor and management
: the Labour party of the United Kingdom or of another part of the Commonwealth of Nations