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English definition of “sit-down”

sit-down

adjective [before noun] (REFUSE TO WORK)    /ˈsɪt.daʊn/
describes a strike in which workers refuse to leave their place of work until their employers have agreed to their demands : The workers are holding a sit-down strike .Industrial action
(Definition of sit-down adjective (REFUSE TO WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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