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go-slow

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈɡəʊ.sləʊ/  us   /ˈɡoʊ.sloʊ/ UK (US slowdown)
an occasion when employees work more slowly and with less effort than usual to try to persuade an employer to agree to higher pay or better working conditions
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