labour-saving Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"labour-saving" in British English

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labour-savingadjective

UK (US labor-saving) uk   /ˈleɪ.bəˌseɪ.vɪŋ/  us   /-bɚ-/
A labour-saving ​device or ​method is one that ​saves a lot of ​effort and ​time.
(Definition of labour-saving from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"labour-saving" in Business English

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labour-savingadjective [before noun]

UK (US labor-saving) uk   us   WORKPLACE
able to ​savetime and ​effort: When ​technologyworks, it's a wonderful labour-saving ​device. labour-saving ​machinery/​technology
(Definition of labour-saving from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “labour-saving”
in Chinese (Simplified) 省时省力的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 省時省力的…
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