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trade union

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

trade unionism n.
trade unionist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trade unionist - a worker who belongs to a trade uniontrade unionist - a worker who belongs to a trade union
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
Translations
عُضْوٌ في نِقَابَةعَضو في نِقابَة العُمّال
odborář
fagforeningsmedlem
ammattiyhdistyksen jäsen
sindikalist
szakszervezeti tag
労働組合主義者
노동조합원
fackföreningsman
สมาชิกสหภาพแรงงาน
công đoàn viên

trade unionist

trades unionist n (Brit) → sindacalista m/f

trade

(treid) noun
1. the buying and selling of goods. Japan does a lot of trade with Britain.
2. (a) business, occupation, or job. He's in the jewellery trade.
verb
1. (often with in or with) to buy and sell. They made a lot of money by trading; They trade in fruit and vegetables.
2. to exchange. I traded my watch for a bicycle.
ˈtrader noun
a person who trades.
ˈtrademark, ˈtradename nouns
an officially registered mark or name belonging to a particular company, and not to be used by anyone else, that is put on all goods made by the company.
ˈtradesman (ˈtreidz-) noun
1. a shopkeeper.
2. a workman in a skilled job. My husband cannot mend the television-set – I'll have to send for a tradesman.
trade(s) union
a group of workers of the same trade who join together to bargain with employers for fair wages, better working conditions etc.
trade(s) unionist a member of a trade(s) union (noun trade(s) unionism
).
trade wind
a wind that blows towards the equator (from the north-east and south-east).
trade in to give (something) as part-payment for something else: We decided to trade in our old car and get a new one ( noun ˈtrade-in)

trade unionist

عُضْوٌ في نِقَابَة odborář fagforeningsmedlem Gewerkschaftler συνδικαλιστής sindicalista ammattiyhdistyksen jäsen syndicaliste sindikalist sindacalista 労働組合主義者 노동조합원 vakbondslid fagforeningsmedlem związkowiec sindicalista член профсоюза fackföreningsman สมาชิกสหภาพแรงงาน sendikacı công đoàn viên 工会成员
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In Trades Unionism you had Communists, who were more often than not also Loony Lefties.