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syn·di·cal·ism

 (sĭn′dĭ-kə-lĭz′əm)
n.
A radical political movement that advocates bringing industry and government under the control of federations of labor unions by the use of direct action, such as general strikes and sabotage.

[French syndicalisme, from (chambre) syndicale, trade union, feminine of syndical, of a labor union, from syndic, delegate; see syndic.]

syn′di·cal·ist adj. & n.
syn′di·cal·is′tic adj.
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syndicalism

(ˈsɪndɪkəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a revolutionary movement and theory advocating the seizure of the means of production and distribution by syndicates of workers through direct action, esp a general strike
2. (Economics) an economic system resulting from such action
ˈsyndical adj
ˈsyndicalist adj, n
ˌsyndicalˈistic adj
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syn•di•cal•ism

(ˈsɪn dɪ kəˌlɪz əm)

n.
a socialist doctrine or movement advocating control of the means of production and distribution, and ultimately the government, by federated bodies of industrial workers.
[1905–10; < French syndicalisme. See syndical, -ism]
syn′di•cal•ist, adj., n.
syn`di•cal•is′tic, adj.
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syndicalism

1. an economic system in which workers own and manage an industry.
2. a revolutionary form or development of trade unionism, originating in France, aiming at possession and control of the means of production and distribution and the establishment of a corporate society governed by trade unions and workers’ cooperatives. — syndicalist, n. — syndicalistic, adj.
See also: Politics
a theory of revolutionary politics that, through the actions of labor unions, seeks to establish a society controlled by workers’ cooperatives and trade unions. — syndicalist, n., adj. — syndicalistic, adj.
See also: Communism
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syndicalism

A political movement advocating the seizure of government by syndicates of labor unions united in a general strike.
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Noun1.syndicalism - a radical political movement that advocates bringing industry and government under the control of labor unions
political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
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Translations
sindikalizam

syndicalism

[ˈsɪndɪkəlɪzəm] Nsindicalismo m
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syndicalism

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