Translation of labor in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (productive work) the division of laborto withdraw one's laborla división del trabajoDepartment of Labor (in US)ir a la huelgaSecretaría (feminine) de Trabajo (Mexico)(before noun) (dispute/laws)labor costslabor leader (in US)costo (masculine) or (in Spain also) coste (masculine) de la mano de obrathe labor marketlíder (masculine and feminine) or dirigente (masculine and feminine) sindicalthe labor movement labor relationsel mercado de trabajolabor supplyrelaciones (feminine plural) laboralesoferta (feminine) de mano de obraExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (workers) cheap labor
- The majority of migrant workers earn their living in the city by doing manual labour.
- The men go off and look for casual labour during the day while women and children spend the day looking for shade.
- These subjects were agricultural workers with varying periods of manual labour in the field.
organized labormano de obra barataExample sentences
- Fourth, the working class and labour movement, repressed, shackled, lacking independence, was no alternative.
- Steelworkers Canadian director Ken Neumann said the merger creates a new force in the Canadian labour movement, as well as in federal and provincial politics.
- But turning labour into a political force to be reckoned with in Alberta is a tall order, which McGowan clearly outlined in his paper.
- Today there is a growing acceptance of illegal casual labour and a strong demand for it.
- In this society, his job was one of the few, in which people exactly performed manual labor.
- It also aims to replace a number of full-time workers with casual and part-time labour.
- 2also: Labour(British English) (Politics) (no article) (+ singular or plural verb)she voted Laborlos laboristasel Partido Laboristavotó a or por los laboristas(before noun) (candidate/policy)Example sentences
- They seem to think that the way to beat Labour is to be more Leftist than Labour!
- South Swindon has a new Member of Parliament but the seat is still held by Labour.
- Teresa Page was a hard-working councillor and Labour will be sad to see her go.
- 3 3.1 uncountable and countable (effort)the fruits of their laborsesfuerzos (masculine plural)3.2 countable (task) a labor of lovelos frutos de sus esfuerzos or de su trabajothe twelve labors of Herculesuna labor realizada con amor
- 4 uncountable (Medicine) a difficult laborto be in laborun parto difícilto go into laborestar de parto or en trabajo de parto(before noun) labor painsentrar en trabajo de partolabor warddolores (masculine plural) or contracciones (feminine plural) del partoExample sentences
- They also received 300 mg every three hours while in labor until delivery.
- Both Lamaze and Bradley encourage partner participation in labor and delivery.
- The drug prostaglandin is injected into the womb and this causes it to contract strongly as in labour.
- 1 1.1 (toil) to labor for a causeto laborluchar or trabajar por una causa
atsomething1.2 (work as laborer) (only in -ing form) he got a job laboring/a laboring jobtrabajar incansablemente enalgoconsiguió un trabajo de peón
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