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English definition of “label”

label

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈleɪbəl/ ( UK -ll-, US -l-)
COMMERCE, MARKETING to fasten a label to something, or write information on something: All food products are labelled with their price and country of origin.be labelled as sth Only clothes with a UPF of 15 to 50-plus may be labeled as sun-protective. Processed foods must be clearly labeled to indicate fat, sugar, and salt content for shoppers.
to describe someone or something using a particular word or phrase, often unfairly: She doesn't like being labelled as a "woman director", saying she's just a director who happens to be a woman.
(Definition of label verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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