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un·ion·ize

 (yo͞on′yə-nīz′)
v. un·ion·ized, un·ion·iz·ing, un·ion·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To organize into a labor union.
2. To cause to join a labor union.
v.intr.
To organize or join a labor union.

un′ion·i·za′tion (-yə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
un′ion·iz′er n.

unionize

(ˈjuːnjəˌnaɪz) or

unionise

vb
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to organize (workers) into a trade union
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to join or cause to join a trade union
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (tr) to subject to the rules or codes of a trade union
4. (Law) to join or become joined in marriage or civil partnership
ˌunioniˈzation, ˌunioniˈsation n

un•ion•ize

(ˈyun yəˌnaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to organize (workers) into a labor union.
v.i.
2. to join in or form a labor union.
[1835–45]
un`ion•i•za′tion, n.
un′ion•iz`er, n.

unionize


Past participle: unionized
Gerund: unionizing

Imperative
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Present
I unionize
you unionize
he/she/it unionizes
we unionize
you unionize
they unionize
Preterite
I unionized
you unionized
he/she/it unionized
we unionized
you unionized
they unionized
Present Continuous
I am unionizing
you are unionizing
he/she/it is unionizing
we are unionizing
you are unionizing
they are unionizing
Present Perfect
I have unionized
you have unionized
he/she/it has unionized
we have unionized
you have unionized
they have unionized
Past Continuous
I was unionizing
you were unionizing
he/she/it was unionizing
we were unionizing
you were unionizing
they were unionizing
Past Perfect
I had unionized
you had unionized
he/she/it had unionized
we had unionized
you had unionized
they had unionized
Future
I will unionize
you will unionize
he/she/it will unionize
we will unionize
you will unionize
they will unionize
Future Perfect
I will have unionized
you will have unionized
he/she/it will have unionized
we will have unionized
you will have unionized
they will have unionized
Future Continuous
I will be unionizing
you will be unionizing
he/she/it will be unionizing
we will be unionizing
you will be unionizing
they will be unionizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unionizing
you have been unionizing
he/she/it has been unionizing
we have been unionizing
you have been unionizing
they have been unionizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unionizing
you will have been unionizing
he/she/it will have been unionizing
we will have been unionizing
you will have been unionizing
they will have been unionizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unionizing
you had been unionizing
he/she/it had been unionizing
we had been unionizing
you had been unionizing
they had been unionizing
Conditional
I would unionize
you would unionize
he/she/it would unionize
we would unionize
you would unionize
they would unionize
Past Conditional
I would have unionized
you would have unionized
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we would have unionized
you would have unionized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unionize - recruit for a union or organize into a unionunionize - recruit for a union or organize into a union; "We don't allow people to come into our plant and try to unionize the workers"
enrol, enroll, recruit, inscribe, enter - register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
2.unionize - form or join a union; "The auto workers decided to unionize"
join, fall in, get together - become part of; become a member of a group or organization; "He joined the Communist Party as a young man"
Translations

unionize

[ˈjuːnjənaɪz]
B. VIsindicarse, sindicalizarse

unionize

[ˈjuːnjənaɪz] unionise (British) vtsyndiquerUnion Jack n
the Union Jack → l'Union Jack munion member nsyndiqué(e) m/f

unionize

[ˈjuːnjəˌnaɪz] vtsindacalizzare, organizzare in sindacato
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