belabour Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “belabour” in the English Dictionary

"belabour" in British English

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belabourverb [T]

UK formal (US belabor) uk   /bɪˈleɪ.bər/  us   /-bɚ/

belabour verb [T] (EXPLAIN)

to ​explain something more than ​necessary: There's no need to belabour the point.

belabour verb [T] (HIT)

old-fashioned to ​hit someone or something hard and ​repeatedly: She belaboured him with her ​walkingstick.

belabour verb [T] (CRITICIZE)

UK to ​criticize someone
(Definition of belabour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “belabour”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说明, 过多地说明…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說明, 過多地說明…
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