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go-slow

(gō′slō′)
adj. Informal
Deliberate and careful, as in behavior or viewpoint: "a go-slow effort to maintain a sense of continuity and order" (Christian Science Monitor).
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go-slow

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. a deliberate slackening of the rate of production by organized labour as a tactic in industrial conflict
b. (as modifier): go-slow tactics.
vb
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (intr) to work deliberately slowly as a tactic in industrial conflict
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.go-slow - a form of protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problem from their employers
job action - a temporary action by workers to protest management decision or to make demands
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations

go-slow

[ˈgəʊˈsləʊ]
A. N (Brit) (Ind) → huelga f de brazos caídos
B. VIhacer huelga de celo; (strictly) → trabajar con arreglo a las bases
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

go-slow

n (Brit) → Bummelstreik m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

go-slow

[ˌgəʊˈsləʊ] n (Brit) → sciopero bianco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
<B Taxi go-slows will continue daily for the 'foreseeable future'
It comes after go-slows were staged across Britain on March 22 - including in Flintshire - to pressure the Government to make a decision over Brexit.
The number of on-time flight fell to 85% in October 2010 compared to 92% in the same month of the previous year, attributed to delays caused by French and Spanish ATC strikes and go-slows.
What is certain is that Labour will try to pin the blame on the two coalition parties for the inevitable go-slows, strikes and unrest rather than their own financial incompetence.
Mr Edwards reportedly said in a council meeting: "Obviously lads missing out on overtime will be trying to make it up with go-slows and breakdowns.
Plans for unofficial go-slows by the thousands of other airport staff who back the strike look set to add to the misery.
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, which represents hundreds of black cab drivers in Birmingham, confirmed a series of go-slows targeting the evening rush hour from this week.
VEHICLE go-slows orchestrated by a North Wales man in protest at the Government's handling of Brexit are now expected to take place across the country.
in the meantime dustmen's strikes in Walsall, Redditch and Rugeley will continue, with go-slows throughout the region.
The RMT is likely to announce a series of go-slows, with workers driving trains at just 10mph on lines where staff have safety concerns.