English to French Meaning :: labor

Labor :
la main d'oeuvre
travail, labeur, travailliste, accouchement, ouvriers, main-d'œuvretravailliste, syndical, de main-d'œuvretravailler, peiner, travailler dur, insister sur - la main d'oeuvreantilaborla main d'oeuvrelaborieuxouvrierouvrierstravaillanttravaux
 
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Noun(1) Productive work (especially physical work done for wages)(2) A social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages(3) Concluding state of pregnancy(4) From the onset of labor to the birth of a child(5) An organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action especially via labor unions (especially the leaders of this movement)(6) A political party formed in Great Britain in 1900(7) Characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and the socialization of key industries(8) The federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States(9) Created in 1913(10) Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted(11) Person(s) performing service(12) Work(13) Undertaking
Verb(1) Strive and make an effort to reach a goal(2) Work hard(3) Undergo the efforts of childbirth(4) Work very hard

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(1) Your situation highlights the tragedy of the American labor movement and the dilemma facing the working class today.(2) Nonunion casual labor(3) Most are low-end workers doing street-cleaning or other manual labor .(4) By the time Michael had called them, Jamie had already been in labor four hours.(5) The labor movement(6) It says that cerebral palsy is almost never caused by fetal distress in labor .(7) Fortunately, the body provides several clues that the onset of labor is approaching.(8) If the South was exceptional, it was not in worker resistance to organized labor , but employer resistance.(9) This modification was typical of the hard-working ground crews who would labor day and night to find solutions for the problems that came up in this new theater of war.(10) I also defend our right to civil protest when city projects employ less qualified nonunion labor .(11) The labor movement's political clout is waning with most red states having right to work laws that effectively ban unions.(12) They can also improve your posture and strengthen your abdominal muscles for labor and delivery.(13) Their work will be contracted out to private companies that employ largely nonunion low-paid labor .(14) These forces have also weakened labor movements in many other industrial countries.(15) Excluding temporary manufacturing labor , 785,000 factory workers have lost their jobs over the past 11 months.(16) There is no section of the official labor movement that upholds the most elementary principles of working class solidarity.
Related Words
(1) labor union ::
syndicat de travail
(2) labor force ::
force de travail
(3) labor pains ::
douleurs de l'accouchement
(4) labor market ::
marché du travail
(5) manual labor ::
travail manuel
(6) labor cost ::
coût du travail
(7) child labor ::
le travail des enfants
(8) forced labor ::
travail forcé
(9) cheap labor ::
Main d'oeuvre peu chère
(10) direct labor ::
main-d'œuvre directe
Synonyms
Noun
1. work ::
travail
3. task ::
tâche
4. childbirth ::
accouchement
5. labor department ::
département du Travail
6. parturiency ::
parturiency
7. labor movement ::
mouvement ouvrier
8. toil ::
labeur
Verb
10. work ::
travail
11. strive ::
s'efforcer
12. overemphasize ::
trop insister sur
13. suffer from ::
souffrir de
14. grind ::
moudre
15. push ::
pousser
Antonyms
1. fun ::
amusement
2. play ::
jouer
3. Management
  
4. Manager
  
5. Entertainment
  
6. Fun
  
7. Idle
  
8. Laze
  
9. Relax
  
Different Forms
antilabor, labor, labored, laborer, laborers, laboring, labors
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

That was the division of labor
when we started all this.

That was the division of LABOR when we started all this.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 5


You\'ve made
the division of labor very clear.

You've made the division of LABOR very clear.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 5


I think I\'m in labor.

I think I'm in LABOR.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 10


that put her right into labor.

that put her right into LABOR.

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 16


She went into labor an hour ago.

She went into LABOR an hour ago.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 11


English to French Dictionary: labor

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