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 'labour', 'Labour': [ˈleɪbə]


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IngleseItaliano
Labour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (British politics: Labour Party) (UK)partito laburista nm
 Labour lost the election this year.
 Quest'anno il partito laburista ha perso le elezioni.
Labour n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." UK (relating to Labour Party)del partito laburista loc agg
  laburista agg
 He was a true Labour supporter.
 Era un vero sostenitore del partito laburista.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
labour | Labour | labor
IngleseItaliano
casual labor (US),
casual labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(work: temporary, occasional)lavoro occasionale nm
child labor (US),
child labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(children: forced working)manodopera infantile nf
  (manodopera)lavoro infantile nm
 Child labor is still prevalent in some Third World countries.
 Il lavoro infantile è ancora diffuso in alcuni paesi del Terzo Mondo.
collective labour agreement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (employer, union contract)contratto collettivo di lavoro nm
 Union members have voted to go on strike because their employer refuses to honor the collective labour agreement that they signed last month.
 Gli iscritti al sindacato hanno votato per lo sciopero perché il loro datore di lavoro si rifiuta di onorare il contratto collettivo di lavoro firmato il mese scorso.
day labor (US),
day labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (work: paid by the day)lavoro alla giornata nm
 Day labor is a growing part of the informal economy in the United States.
 Il lavoro alla giornata è una parte crescente dell'economia informale negli Stati Uniti.
direct labor (US),
direct labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(production work)mano d'opera diretta nf
division of labor (US),
division of labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(delegation of tasks)divisione del lavoro, ripartizione del lavoro nf
 Assembly lines are extreme examples of division of labor.
 Le catene di montaggio sono degli esempi estremi della divisione del lavoro.
forced labor (US),
forced labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(mandatory work)lavoro forzato nm
forced-labor camp (US),
forced-labour camp (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(work camp)campo di lavoro forzato
 The Siberian gulags were forced-labor camps for political dissidents.
 I gulag siberiani erano campi di lavoro forzato per i dissidenti politici.
go into labor (US),
go into labour (UK)
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(start giving birth)andare in travaglio vi
ILO nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. initialism (International Labour Organization)Organizzazione internazionale del lavoro nf
  OIL abbr
Nota: The ILO is a United Nations agency.
indirect labor (US),
indirect labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(work: incidental to production)manodopera indiretta nf
International Labour Organization nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (UN work agency)Organizzazione Internazionale del Lavoro nf
 The International Labour Organization, or ILO, seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights.
 L'Organizzazione Internazionale del Lavoro (OIL) persegue la promozione di giuste condizioni di lavoro per tutti
labor (US),
labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(hard work)fatica nf
  sforzo nm
 Only dedicated labor will make this project successful.
 Solo sforzi mirati porteranno questo progetto al successo.
labor,
UK: labour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (childbirth)travaglio nm
  doglie nfpl
 Megan's labor lasted only two hours before the baby was delivered.
 Il travaglio di Megan è durato solo due ore prima che il bimbo nascesse.
labor,
UK: labour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, uncountable (workers)manodopera nf
  classe operaia, forza lavoro nf
  lavoratori nmpl
  (figurato: operai)tute blu nfpl
 The factory will need to hire more labor to fill these orders.
 La fabbrica ha bisogno di assumere più manodopera per evadere questi ordini.
labor (US),
labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(work)lavoro nm
 This project represents several days' labour.
 Questo progetto rappresenta il lavoro di diversi giorni.
labor,
UK: labour
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
US (do hard work)faticare vi
  lavorare sodo vi
 Medieval peasants spent their whole lives laboring.
 Nel Medioevo i contadini passavano tutta la vita a faticare.
labor to do [sth] (US),
labour to do [sth] (UK)
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(work to achieve [sth])faticare per [qlcs], lavorare sodo per [qlcs] vi
  (figurato, informale: lavorare)sudare per [qlcs] vi
 All the translators labor to make the dictionary as good as possible.
 Tutti i traduttori lavorano sodo per realizzare il dizionario nel miglior modo possibile.
labor against [sth] (US),
labour against [sth] (UK)
vi + prep
(work to prevent) (figurato)battersi contro [qlcs] v rif
  impegnarsi contro [qlcs] v rif
 We must continue to labor against this discrimination.
labor camp (US),
labour camp (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(enforced work camp)campo di lavoro
 The government sent Maisky to a labour camp in Siberia.
 Il governo ha inviato Maisky in un campo di lavoro in Siberia.
labor contract (US),
labour contract (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(employment agreement)contratto di lavoro
 The teachers are hoping to negotiate a more equitable labor contract this year.
 Quest'anno gli insegnanti sperano di negoziare un contratto di lavoro più equo.
labor contractor (US),
labour contractor (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(employment agency)agenzia di collocamento
labor costs (US),
labour costs (UK)
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(cost of paying workers)costo del lavoro nm
 The company tried to reduce labor costs by employing unskilled staff.
labor force,
UK: labour force
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (workforce: employable people)forza lavoro nf
 The size of the labor force increases when school closes for the summer.
 L'entità della forza lavoro aumenta quando la scuola chiude in estate.
labor intensive,
labor-intensive (US),
labour intensive,
labour-intensive (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(involving hard work)impegnativo agg
  faticoso agg
labor intensive,
labor-intensive (US),
labour intensive,
labour-intensive (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(involving much work)impegnativo agg
  faticoso agg
labor law (US),
labour law (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(law: to protect workers)codice del lavoro nm
  leggi sul lavoro nfpl
labor market (US),
labour market (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(available employees)mercato del lavoro nm
labor movement (US),
labour movement (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(to improve work conditions)movimento sindacale nm
 The labor movement promoted strikes throughout Europe.
labor pains (US),
labour pains (UK)
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(childbirth: contractions)travaglio nm
  doglie nfpl
 Rosemary suffered severe labour pains as she was giving birth.
 Rosemary ha avuto un travaglio doloroso durante il parto.
labor policy (US),
labour policy (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(regulations governing employment)politiche del lavoro nfpl
 Terry is writing a paper about the effect of labour policy on trade unions.
labor relations (US),
labour relations (UK)
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(worker-employer relationship) (formal)rapporto di lavoro nm
 Labor relations are difficult if workers can be fired at any time for cause, or for no reason at all.
 I rapporti di lavoro sono difficili se gli impiegati possono essere licenziati in qualsiasi momento, con o senza una giusta causa.
labor rights (US),
labour rights (UK)
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(workers' entitlements)diritti dei lavoratori nmpl
 Unions lobby for labor rights within their industries.
labor strike (US),
labour strike (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(work stoppage)sciopero nm
 Production at the car factory was brought to a standstill by the labor strike.
labor supply (US),
labour supply (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(people available to work)forza lavoro nf
 Labour supply is a function of both population size and the percentage of people who wish to work.
 La forza lavoro è in funzione sia dell'entità della popolazione che della percentuale di persone che vogliono lavorare.
labor the point (US),
labour the point (UK)
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (belabor)sgobbare, sfacchinare vi
  lavorare sodo vi
 The lawyer labored the point excessively.
labor under [sth] (US),
labour under [sth] (UK)
vi + prep
used in expressions (mistakenly believe)avere l'erronea convinzione che
Nota: Commonly followed by: the illusion, the misapprehension, a mistaken belief, etc.
 The company is labouring under the illusion that it can take shortcuts to get the results it wants.
 La compagnia ha l'erronea convinzione di poter prendere delle scorciatoie per raggiungere i risultati desiderati.
labor union (US),
labour union (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(trade union, syndicate)sindacato nm
  associazione sindacale nf
 The labor unions were created to protect workers from unfair working conditions.
 I sindacati furono creati per proteggere i lavoratori da condizioni di lavoro ingiuste.
laborsaving,
labor-saving (US),
labour-saving (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(designed to make a job easier)che fa risparmiare fatica, che fa risparmiare lavoro
the Labour Party nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (British politics: left-wing party)partito laburista nm
Labour Party member nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (British politics)membro del Partito Laburista nm
 I have been a Labour Party member for 10 years.
 Sono un membro del Partito Laburista da 10 anni.
manual labor (US),
manual labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(work carried out by hand)lavoro manuale nm
 Although machines are used to produce most goods, repairing them is still done mostly by manual labor.
 Sebbene si usino le macchine per fabbricare la maggior parte dei prodotti, la loro riparazione avviene ancora principalmente attraverso il lavoro manuale.
materials and labor (US),
materials and labour (UK)
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(basic costs of a project)spese di materiali e manodopera
 The materials and labor involved with the Golden Gate Bridge project were enormous.
 Le spese di materiali e manodopera previste dal progetto Golden Gate Bridge erano enormi.
organized labor (US),
organized labour,
organised labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(workers belonging to a union) (membri di un sindacato)lavoratori sindacalizzati nmpl
  (sindacato)organizzazione sindacale nf
 Economists have long debated the impact of organized labour on workplace productivity.
 Gli economisti hanno discusso a lungo sull'impatto dei lavoratori sindacalizzati sulla produttività lavorativa.
physical labor (US),
physical labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(strenuous manual work)lavoro manuale nm
 You shouldn't do physical labour when you're pregnant.
 Una donna incinta non dovrebbe fare del lavoro manuale.
skilled labor (US),
skilled labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(manual work that requires training)manodopera qualificata nf
slave labor (US),
slave labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(slavery, enforced work)schiavitù nf
  lavoro dello schiavo nm
 Many of the greatest monuments were built by slave labor.
 Molti dei più bei monumenti sono stati costruiti con il lavoro degli schiavi.
slave labor (US),
slave labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (low-paid work) (figurato: lavoro sottopagato)lavoro da schiavi nm
 For many, working in a fast food restaurant is slave labor. It may be slave labor, but at least it's a job.
 Per molti il lavoro nei fast food è un lavoro da schiavi.
unskilled labor (US),
unskilled labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(work requiring no training)lavoro non qualificato nm
unskilled labor (US),
unskilled labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(workforce doing untrained jobs)manovalanza nf
wage labor (US),
wage labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(paid work done for an employer)lavoro retribuito nm
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