labelled

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

labelled (not comparable) (British spelling)

  1. Having a label, tagged.
    The butterfly collection had each specimen labelled with the scientific name on a little piece of paper.
  2. Defined or described (as).
    He was labelled a racist for his remarks.

Verb[edit]

labelled (British spelling)

  1. simple past tense and past participle of label
    I've labelled the file and put it on your desk.

Usage notes[edit]

This spelling is used in British and Canadian English. In the United States, the spelling labeled is preferred.