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English definition of “belabour”

belabour

verb [T] (HIT) UK formal, old-fashioned (US belabor)     /bɪˈleɪ.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
to hit someone or something hard and repeatedly: She belaboured him with her walking stick.Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
(Definition of belabour verb (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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