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1. labour-intensive

adjective. requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital.

Synonyms

  • labor-intensive

Antonyms

  • easy
  • unstrained

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Words that Rhyme with Labour Intensive

  • comprehensive
  • inexpensive
  • counteroffensive
  • hypertensive
  • apprehensive
  • inoffensive
  • extensive
  • expensive
  • defensive
  • offensive
  • pensive

Example sentences of the word labour-intensive


1. Noun Phrase
Depending on the course you elect to take, some of these opportunities prove to be labour intensive.

2. Noun Phrase
In fact, high-quality Venetian plaster materials are expensive, and the work itself is very labour intensive.

3. Noun Phrase
Time consuming and labour intensive, washing and drying clothes was usually and all day event.

4. Noun Phrase
Though the process is labour intensive, you only need basic tools.

2. intensive

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnsɪv'] characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form.

Antonyms

  • temperate

3. intensive

noun. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnsɪv'] a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies.

Synonyms

  • modifier
  • intensifier

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • unsaturated
  • dull

4. labour

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages.

Synonyms

  • organized labor
  • proletariat
  • stratum
  • socio-economic class
  • lumpenproletariat
  • class
  • labor force
  • social class
  • labor pool
  • proletarian
  • prole
  • working class
  • worker

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • effortless
  • normality
  • honesty

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. labour

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] productive work (especially physical work done for wages).

Synonyms

  • toil
  • donkeywork
  • elbow grease
  • overwork
  • slavery
  • effort
  • work
  • hunting
  • plodding
  • manual labour
  • drudgery
  • exertion
  • manual labor
  • grind
  • travail
  • hackwork
  • overworking
  • corvee
  • sweat
  • haymaking
  • hunt
  • roping

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • best
  • studio
  • idle

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. Labour

noun. a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries.

Synonyms

  • Labour Party
  • Labourite
  • Labor
  • British Labour Party
  • labor party

7. labour

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child.

Synonyms

  • obliquity
  • premature labor
  • uterine contraction
  • maternity
  • parturition
  • lying-in
  • childbed
  • premature labour
  • confinement
  • asynclitism
  • birthing
  • travail
  • gestation
  • pregnancy
  • birth
  • parturiency
  • giving birth
  • effacement

Antonyms

  • declassification
  • middle
  • end
  • death

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. labour

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] strive and make an effort to reach a goal.

Synonyms

  • push
  • struggle
  • strive
  • reach
  • drive
  • bear on
  • tug
  • strain
  • fight

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • criticize
  • retreat

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. labour

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] undergo the efforts of childbirth.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • birth
  • have
  • give birth
  • deliver
  • undergo

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • middle-class
  • upper-class
  • employer

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. labour

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] work hard.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • toil
  • do work
  • fag
  • moil
  • work
  • grind
  • travail
  • drudge

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • defend
  • bottom out
  • top out

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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