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strikebreaker

noun [C]     /ˈstraɪkˌbreɪ.kər/ US  /-kɚ/
someone who continues working during a strike or who takes the job of a worker who is involved in a strike : Many strikebreakers were subjected to verbal and physical attacks .Industrial action strikebreaking     /-kɪŋ/ noun [U] Industrial action
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