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hard labour

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  • hard labour — noun Physical labour as an additional punishment to imprisonment, abolished in 1948 • • • Main Entry: ↑hard hard labour Compulsory work imposed in addition to imprisonment, abolished in the UK in 1948 • • • Main Entry: ↑labour * * * hard labour… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard labour — BrE hard labor AmE n [U] punishment in prison which consists of hard physical work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard labour — ► NOUN ▪ heavy manual work as a punishment …   English terms dictionary

  • hard labour — N UNCOUNT Hard labour is hard physical work which people have to do as punishment for a crime. The sentence of the court was twelve years hard labour, to be served in a British prison. (in AM, use hard labor) …   English dictionary

  • hard labour — /had ˈleɪbə/ (say hahd laybuh) noun labour imposed on prisoners as a punishment, formerly as part of the sentence. Also, hard labor …   Australian English dictionary

  • hard labour — BrE, hard labor AmE noun (U) punishment in prison which consists of hard physical work …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard labour — UK / US noun [uncountable] very hard physical work that some people have to do when they are in prison as a punishment …   English dictionary

  • hard labour — noun heavy manual work as a punishment …   English new terms dictionary

  • labour camp — ► NOUN ▪ a prison camp with a regime of hard labour …   English terms dictionary

  • labour — labour1 W1S3 n BrE labor AmE ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(work)¦ 2¦(workers)¦ 3¦(baby)¦ 4 a labour of love 5 somebody s labours ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(WORK)¦[U] work, especially physical work ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • labour — 1 BrE, labor AmE noun 1 WORK (U) effort or work, especially physical work: The garage charges 30 an hour for labour. | manual labour (=work with tools you hold in your hands): Building still involves a lot of manual labour. | withdraw your labour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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