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un·ion·ist

 (yo͞on′yə-nĭst)
n.
1.
a. One who believes in or supports labor unions.
b. A member of a labor union.
2. Unionist
a. One who is loyal to the United Kingdom, especially in support of its sovereignty over Northern Ireland.
b. One who was loyal to the federal government of the United States during the Civil War.

un′ion·is′tic adj.

unionist

(ˈjuːnjənɪst)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a supporter or advocate of unionism or union
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a supporter or advocate of unionism or union
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a member of a trade union
adj
4. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) chiefly Brit of or relating to union or unionism, esp trade unionism
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly Brit of or relating to union or unionism, esp trade unionism
ˌunionˈistic adj

Unionist

(ˈjuːnjənɪst)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (sometimes not capital)
a. (before 1920) a supporter of the union of all Ireland and Great Britain
b. (since 1920) a supporter of union between Britain and Northern Ireland
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes not capital)
a. (before 1920) a supporter of the union of all Ireland and Great Britain
b. (since 1920) a supporter of union between Britain and Northern Ireland
3. (Historical Terms) a supporter of the US federal Union, esp during the Civil War
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a supporter of the US federal Union, esp during the Civil War
adj
5. (Historical Terms) of, resembling, or relating to Unionists
6. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, resembling, or relating to Unionists
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Unionist - a worker who belongs to a trade unionunionist - a worker who belongs to a trade union
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
Translations

unionist

[ˈjuːnjənɪst]
A. ADJ (Brit) (Pol) → unionista
B. N
1. (Ind) (also trade unionist) → sindicalista mf, miembro mf de un sindicato
2. Unionist (Brit) (Pol) → unionista mf

unionist

n
(= trade unionist)Gewerkschaftler(in) m(f)
(Pol) → Unionist(in) m(f); Ulster UnionistUlster Unionist m
adj
(= trade unionist)gewerkschaftlich
(Pol) → unionistisch

Unionist

[ˈjuːnjənɪst] n (Pol) (in Northern Ireland) → unionista m/f
References in classic literature ?
The yards were seething with agitation just then, said the man, speaking as a unionist. The people of Packingtown had borne about all that they would bear, and it looked as if a strike might begin any week.
At a time when Unionism had again become on-trend, that really mattered, and she exploited it brilliantly to keep Scottish public opinion Unionist, and to lift the Tory party on the back of it.
A new report based on contributions from unionist politicians, loyalists, community leaders, ex-soldiers and clergy has identified seven key areas of concern.
The net result was that the Unionist alliance, a de-facto factor maintaining political equilibrium in the province, ultimately ended up losing everything and giving way to anarchical situation.
The Unionists Alliance was established on 29 January 2018, it includes 8 factions: United National Unionist Party, Unionist Democratic Party (Second Charter), the Unionist Movement, National Unionist Party, United Unionist Party, Free Unionist Party, Liberal Unionists Party and other independent Unionists figures.
The National Congress toped the list of parties candidates for National Assembly by 1217 against 339 for Democratic Unionist Party-the origin- and 15 votes for the registered Democratic Unionist Party.
* SIR - The assertions of Mr Owen Smith (Labour MP), and Mr David Davies (Conservative and Unionist MP) that Scotland's military cuts were avoided due to Westminster's fear of political consequences in the coming referendum on independence for Scotland, is revealing ("Questions raised over whether regiment cull was politically motivated", July 7).
Collapsing power-sharing and returning to direct rule from London would consign unionists to second class citizenship, the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has said.
A Thrilling Narrative: The Memoir Of A Southern Unionist is the memoir of Captain Dennis E.
On the other side of the fence, another alienated class comprising working-class Protestants supports the Unionist Party (favouring continued union with the UK).
Peter Robinson, Deputy Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party