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Synonyms for labor

physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

to express at greater length or in greater detail

Synonyms for labor

an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900

the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

undergo the efforts of childbirth


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He then noted that the baby should be born about six hours later and that any delay constituted prolonged labor and a state of disease.
Obstructed or prolonged labors are common causes of maternal and child mortality in developing countries.
Laboring women, especially after prolonged labor, often appear dehydrated," yet it is "common practice in this country to limit their fluid intake," said the professor and chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at the university.
carriers, AMR stock trading near its four-year low, prolonged labor contract negotiations, and numerous safety-related problems.
The 35-year-old attorney gave birth to her daughter in November; following the delivery, Welsh was told that she had a severe laceration due to her prolonged labor process.
The connection to schizophrenia in general, and significant brain abnormalities in particular, was particularly pronounced in regard to prolonged labor.
The goat's weakened state from prolonged labor also increased the risks of anesthesia, the veterinarian said.
Fistulas are most commonly the result of prolonged labor, lacerations or episiotomies during delivery.
Players blame Selig and Reinsdorf for the prolonged labor dispute, which began when owners reopened the previous contract on Dec.
One of the hotels that ParkSleepFly prominently promotes is the Comfort Suites South San Francisco, which has been the subject of a prolonged labor dispute since its operator, Paramount Hospitality Management, mass-fired its long-term housekeeping staff last year.
Also missing as a cause of higher prices is last year's prolonged labor strike in Venezuela that hurt oil and gasoline exports from that country.
The settlement features three industry standard contract proposals that were at the heart of the prolonged labor dispute.
Growth in operating revenues for 1999 was limited by continued uncertainty about the Company's future direction resulting from the prolonged labor contract difficulties and the proposed sale of TransFinancial.
2% as compared to results during last year's prolonged labor dispute.
The first paragraph of the order suggests it is being issued because the federal government's operations are adversely affected by prolonged labor disputes," said Hoskins.
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