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noun [countable] label pronunciation in British English /ˈleɪb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    a piece of paper or material fastened to an object that gives information about it

    Read the washing instructions on the label.

    You can get sticky labels printed with your address.

  2. 3
    a company that designs and makes expensive clothes

    After working with Armani, he launched his own label.

    1. a.
      a piece of clothing that has been made by a well-known designer
  3. 4
    a word or phrase that is used to describe someone or something, especially one that is not completely fair or true

    He said he sometimes got tired of his ‘bad guy’ label.

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