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v. un·ion·ized, un·ion·iz·ing, un·ion·iz·es
1. To organize into a labor union.
2. To cause to join a labor union.
To organize or join a labor union.

un′ion·i·za′tion (-yə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
un′ion·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unionization - act of forming labor unionsunionization - act of forming labor unions; "the issue underlying the strike was unionization"
establishment, constitution, formation, organisation, organization - the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"


n(gewerkschaftliche) Organisierung
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