Meaning of “toil” in the English Dictionary

"toil" in British English

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toilnoun [ U ]

uk /tɔɪl/ us /tɔɪl/

toilverb [ I ]

uk /tɔɪl/ us /tɔɪl/

TOILnoun [ U ]

UK specialized

(Definition of “toil” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"toil" in American English

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toilnoun [ U ]

us /tɔɪl/

hard and tiring work:

He rested from the backbreaking toil of putting in fences.
toil
verb [ I ] us /tɔɪl/

Walter toiled in obscurity while his boss took the credit.

(Definition of “toil” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"TOIL" in Business English

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TOILnoun [ U ]

uk /tɔɪl/ us UK HR

abbreviation for time off in lieu

(Definition of “TOIL” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)