a holiday in honor of labor, celebrated on May 1 in Britain and some parts of the Commonwealth, but on the first Monday in September in Canada, on the fourth Monday in October in New Zealand, and with varying dates in the different states of Australia.
a public holiday in many countries in honour of labour, usually held on May 1 See also Labor Day
[ley-ber] /ˈleɪ bər/ noun, verb (used with or without object), adjective, Chiefly British. 1. . [ley-ber] /ˈleɪ bər/ noun 1. productive activity, especially for the sake of economic gain. 2. the body of persons engaged in such activity, especially those working for wages. 3. this body of persons considered as a class (distinguished from and […]
/ˈleɪbərə/ noun 1. a person engaged in physical work, esp of an unskilled kind n. chiefly British English spelling of laborer; for suffix, see -or.
- Labour exchange
noun 1. (Brit) a former name for employment office
adjective 1. of or denoting a task, organization, industry, etc, in which a high proportion of the costs are due to wages, salaries, etc