noun, verb (used without object), verb (used with object), adjective Chiefly British.

antilabour, adjective

See -or1. Unabridged
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labour or labor (ˈleɪbə)
1.  productive work, esp physical toil done for wages
2.  a.  the people, class, or workers involved in this, esp in contrast to management, capital, etc
 b.  (as modifier): a labour dispute; labour relations
3.  a.  difficult or arduous work or effort
 b.  (in combination): labour-saving
4.  a particular job or task, esp of a difficult nature
5.  a.  the process or effort of childbirth or the time during which this takes place
 b.  (as modifier): labour pains
6.  labour of love something done for pleasure rather than gain
vb (usually foll by under)
7.  (intr) to perform labour; work
8.  (intr; foll by for, etc) to strive or work hard (for something)
9.  to be burdened (by) or be at a disadvantage (because of): to labour under a misapprehension
10.  (intr) to make one's way with difficulty
11.  (tr) to deal with or treat too persistently: to labour a point
12.  (intr) (of a woman) to be in labour
13.  (intr) (of a ship) to pitch and toss
[C13: via Old French from Latin labor; perhaps related to lābī to fall]
labor or labor
[C13: via Old French from Latin labor; perhaps related to lābī to fall]
'labouringly or labor
'laboringly or labor

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Word Origin & History

British spelling of labor (q.v.); for suffix, see -or. As short for "the British Labour Party" it is from 1906.
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