Definitions

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  • proper noun UK A political organization representing labour.
  • proper noun Any of a number of political parties of various nationalities, often opposed to conservative parties.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries
  • noun a left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people

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Examples

  • The rise of Mr Blair saw many long-term Labour Party members resign, who were basically working class.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • A Newspoll survey predicted a neck-and-neck race, with the one-term Labour Party expected to take 50.2 % of the vote compared with the Liberal Party-led coalition's 49.8 %.

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  • A Newspoll survey predicted a neck-and-neck race, with the one-term Labour Party expected to take 50.2 % of the vote compared with the Liberal Party-led coalition's 49.8 %.

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  • The Labour Party has been my life since I was 15 years old...

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  • The Labour Party has been my life since I was 15 years old...

    Spinning Into Oblivion

  • The Labour Party is a great movement for change, made up of people determined to serve the public interest and not their own.

    Labour Party

  • The Treasury chief's most dramatic move was to break a Labour Party election pledge and raise the income tax rate for those earning more than £150,000 to 50%.

    U.K. Budget Plan Increases Debt, Pressures Brown

  • The Labour Party is the chief factor which has bound our politics so closely to that of England.

    Ireland's NO and Wales' YES

  • The Labour Party is the largest party in Wales as far as support, members that's arguable these days, councillors, AMs and MPs are concerned.

    Labour: no presence at the Eisteddfod

  • This lot think there's no difference between the State and the Labour Party, which is as I remind you according to their 1997 Manifesto, "Nothing less than the political arm of the British people as a whole".

    Is this party political?

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