Translation: from english

labour-saving

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  • labour-saving — ˈlabour ˌsaving , labor saving adjective [only before a noun] a labour saving tool or piece of equipment makes a job easier or quicker to do: • labour saving devices such as dishwashers and washing machines • A rise in wage levels, he argued,… …   Financial and business terms

  • labour-saving — labour .saving BrE labor saving AmE adj [only before noun] making it easier for you to do a particular job labour saving device/gadget/equipment etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • labour-saving — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ designed to reduce or eliminate work …   English terms dictionary

  • labour-saving — laˈbour savˈing adjective Intended to supersede or lessen labour • • • Main Entry: ↑labour * * * labour saving UK US adjective labour saving equipment such as washing machines and vacuum cleaners do jobs in a quick and effective way so that you… …   Useful english dictionary

  • labour-saving — /ˈleɪbə seɪvɪŋ/ (say laybuh sayving) adjective saving, or effecting economy in, labour: labour saving device. Also, labor saving …   Australian English dictionary

  • labour-saving — ADJ: usu ADJ n A labour saving device or idea makes it possible for you to do something with less effort than usual. ...labour saving devices such as washing machines …   English dictionary

  • labour-saving — adj. Labour saving/labor saving is used with these nouns: ↑device …   Collocations dictionary

  • labour-saving — BrE labor saving AmE adjective (only before noun) labour saving device/gadget/equipment etc something that makes it easier for you to do a particular job …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • labour-saving — UK / US adjective labour saving equipment such as washing machines and vacuum cleaners do jobs in a quick and effective way so that you do not have to spend a lot of time doing them yourself …   English dictionary

  • labour-saving — adjective (of an appliance) designed to reduce or eliminate work …   English new terms dictionary

  • -saving — suffix ► used to describe something that allows you to use less of a particular thing: »The card comes complete with two money saving offers. »energy saving features/materials/technologies »a time saving device → See also FACE SAVING(Cf. ↑face… …   Financial and business terms

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