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label

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈleɪbəl/
INFORMATION B1 a small piece of paper or other material that gives information about the thing it is fixed to: There should be washing instructions on the label.Classifying and creating orderInformation and messages
WORD a word or phrase that is used to describe the qualities of someone or something, usually in a way that is not fair: He seems to be stuck with the label of 'troublemaker'.Classifying and creating order
MUSIC ( also record label) B1 a company that records and sells music: They've just signed a deal with a major record label.Businesses and enterprises
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