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English definition of “laborious”


adjective uk   /ləˈbɔː.ri.əs/ us    /-ˈbɔːr.i-/
needing a lot of time and effort: a laborious taskComplicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He wrote out the list laboriously by hand.Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
(Definition of laborious from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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