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striker

noun [C] uk   /ˈstraɪ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/

striker noun [C] (STOP WORK)

C1 someone who is involved in a strike: Many people sympathize with the strikers.

striker noun [C] (SPORT)

C2 a player in a game such as football whose main purpose is to try to score goals rather than to prevent the opposing team from scoring: The club's new manager is a former England striker. The 24-year-old striker scored 35 goals for Newcastle United last season.
Translations of “striker”
in Korean 파업 노동자…
in Arabic مُضرِب…
in Portuguese grevista…
in Catalan vaguista…
in Japanese ストライキをしている人, ストライキの参加者…
in Italian scioperante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 罷工, 罷工者…
in Russian забастовщик, нападающий…
in Turkish grevci, golcü futbolcu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罢工, 罢工者…
in Polish strajkując-y/a, napastni-k/czka…
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