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strikebreaker

noun [C] uk   /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
noun [U] uk   /-kɪŋ/ us  
Industrial action
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