parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed(noun)
concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
"she was in labor for six hours"
trade union movement, elbow grease, task, proletariat, travail, childbed, labour, effort, project, labor movement, sweat, working class, toil, parturiency, labor, restriction, lying-in, confinement, exertion, undertaking
the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
the state of being confined
"he was held in confinement"
the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
"the restriction of the infection to a focal area"
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