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Spanish translation of “labour”


to move or work etc slowly or with difficulty
avanzar penosamente, funcionar con dificultad
They laboured/labored through the deep undergrowth in the jungle the car engine labours/labors a bit on steep hills.
(Definition of labour from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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