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labor

verb apply oneself, attend to business, be diliient, be employed, be industrious, contendere, devote oneself to, do a job, do work, drudge, endeavor, engage in, exercise, exert energy, exert oneself, follow one's vocation, laborare, plod, plug away, ply, ply one's trade, strain, strive, struggle, toil, travail, work, work hard

labor

(Exertion), noun discipline, effort, endeavor, energy, enterprise, industry, mental toil, pains, strain, strife

labor

(Work), noun advocation, assignment, calling, craft, duty, employ, employment, job, line of business, line of work, occupation, profession, pursuit, responsibility, task, toil, trade, undertaking, vocation
Associated concepts: boycotts, closed shop, collective barraining, labor arbitration, labor dispute, labor organization, labor relations, labor union, lockout, open shop, scope of employment, skilled labor, terms and conditions of employment, union labor, union shop, wildcat strike, workken's compensation
See also: activity, effort, employment, endeavor, industry, job, persevere, struggle, work

LABOR. Continued operation; work.
     2. The labor and skill of one man is frequently used in a partnership, and valued as equal to the capital of another.
     3. When business has been done for another, and suit is brought to recover a just reward, there is generally contained in the declaration, a count for work and labor.
     4. Where penitentiaries exist, persons who have committed crimes are condemned to be imprisoned therein at labor.

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Yeh noted that nurse-midwives would still have to contend with the individual hospitals and their definitions of qualified personnel, even if the physician requirement for false labor was eliminated.
There is no technology presently available which can distinguish true from false labor.
While EMTALA regulations require a signed certification that a woman is experiencing false labor and may be discharged, "there is no requirement in the regulations that a physician must personally examine the patient," noted one advisory group member, Charlotte Yeh, M.
The LOM 33 will tell the hospital staff whether a patient's contractions are those of true or false labor.
The 'America's Got Talent' actor seemed to be more nervous than Carey, who had gone through false labor and was calm, thinking that it was just another false alarm.