hard labour Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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hard labournoun [U]

UK (US hard labor) uk   us  
a ​punishment for ​criminals, ​especially used in the past, that ​involves a lot of tiringphysicalwork
(Definition of hard labour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hard labour”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指过去作为刑罚的)苦役,劳役…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指過去作爲刑罰的)苦役,勞役…
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