cheap labour

cheap labour
/tʃi:p 'leɪbə/ noun
workers who do not earn much money

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  • cheap labour — noun Labour paid at a poor rate • • • Main Entry: ↑cheap …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheap — 1 /tSi:p/ adjective 1 PRICE not at all expensive, or lower in price than you expected: You re just not going to find a cheap leather coat. | the cheapest TV on the market | dirt cheap (=extremely low in price): These CDs are dirt cheap. see… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • cheap — cheap1 W2S1 [tʃi:p] adj comparative cheaper superlative cheapest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(low price)¦ 2¦(bad quality)¦ 3¦(not expensive to use)¦ 4¦(not deserving respect)¦ 5¦(not generous)¦ 6 cheap thrill 7 life is cheap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cheap — Colloquialism implying that a commodity is underpriced. Chicago Board of Trade glossary * * * cheap cheap [tʆiːp] adjective 1. not costing very much to buy: • At least the accommodation and food are cheap. • Buyers got their orders in while… …   Financial and business terms

  • cheap — adj. & adv. adj. 1 low in price; worth more than its cost (a cheap holiday; cheap labour). 2 charging low prices; offering good value (a cheap restaurant). 3 of poor quality; inferior (cheap housing). 4 a costing little effort or acquired by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • labour — [[t]le͟ɪbə(r)[/t]] ♦ labours, labouring, laboured (in AM, use labor) 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl, oft supp N Labour is very hard work, usually physical work. → See also hard labour ...the labour of seeding, pla …   English dictionary

  • labour — I UK [ˈleɪbə(r)] / US [ˈleɪbər] noun Word forms labour : singular labour plural labours *** 1) [uncountable] economics the workers in a particular country, industry, or company considered as a group the declining demand for labour in agriculture… …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • labour*/*/ — [ˈleɪbə] noun I 1) [U] the workers in a country, industry, or company when they are thought of as a group labour costs[/ex] a plentiful supply of cheap labour[/ex] the demand for skilled labour[/ex] 2) [U] workers organizations and their leaders… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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