trade unionism

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trade union

A labor union, especially one limited in membership to people in the same trade.

trade unionism n.
trade unionist n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: unionism - the system or principles and theory of labor unionstrade unionism - the system or principles and theory of labor unions
labor movement, trade union movement, labor - an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
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trade unionism

[ˌtreɪdˈjuːnjəˌnɪzm] trades unionism [ˌtreɪdzˈjuːnjəˌnɪzm] n (Brit) → sindacalismo
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