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Labor is defined as:

1 a : expenditure of physical or mental effort especially when difficult or compulsory b (1) : human activity that provides the goods or services in an economy (2) : the services performed by workers for wages as distinguished from those rendered by entrepreneurs for profits c : the physical activities involved in giving birth; also : the period of such labor

2 : an act or process requiring labor : TASK

3 : a product of labor

4 a : an economic group comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages b (1) : workers employed in an establishment (2) : workers available for employment c : the organizations or officials representing groups of workers.

__________________________________________________ Taken from the Merriam-Webster, Incorporated Dictionary © 1997

 

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