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labour campnoun [C]

UK (US labor camp) uk   us  
a ​place in which ​largenumbers of ​people are ​kept as ​prisoners and ​forced to do hard ​physicalwork in ​badconditions
(Definition of labour camp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “labour camp”
in Chinese (Simplified) (强制犯人干重体力活的)劳改营…
in Chinese (Traditional) (強制犯人做體力粗活的)勞改營…
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