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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LABORER

This is but the necessary consequence of all labor which does not benefit the laborer.

There is little call for any great skill on the part of the laborer.

It is not contended, however, that every laborer actually does this.

The next morning he felt like a laborer whose factory has closed.

Tramped over Brazil as a day laborer, and through the West Indies.

The laborer was appealed to as one suffering from oppression and injustice.

The capitalist buys from the laborer his labor-power at its full value as a commodity.

So the laborer must sell the only commodity he has to sell, namely, his labor-power.

"More hours a day than any laborer does," Darrin answered promptly.

He is arguing for the securing to the laborer of the fruits of his labor.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "manual worker," especially an unskilled one, agent noun from labor (v.). Meaning "member of the working class, member of the lowest social rank" is from c.1400.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LABORER

blue-collar worker

nounmanual or technical laborer
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