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English definition of “label”

label

noun [C] (SIGN)    /ˈleɪ.bəl/
B1 a piece of paper or other material that gives you information about the object it is attached to: Remember to put some address labels on the suitcases . Washing instructions should be on the label.Information and messages C2 a word or a phrase that is used to describe the characteristics or qualities of people , activities , or things, often in a way that is unfair : He seems to be stuck with the label of ' troublemaker '.Classifying and creating order
(Definition of label noun (SIGN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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