labourer Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"labourer" in British English

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labourernoun [C]

UK (US laborer) uk   /ˈleɪ.bər.ər/  us   /-bɚ.ɚ/
a ​person who does ​unskilledphysicalwork, ​especiallyoutside: a ​farm labourer
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"labourer" in Business English

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labourernoun [C]

(US laborer) uk   us   /ˈleɪbər/
a ​person who does ​physicalwork, especially outdoors: agricultural/farm labourers He told reporters they were ​farm laborers, and he could not say if they had ​entered the United ​Stateslegally. a casual/​manual labourer
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(Definition of labourer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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