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unionize

verb [T] (UK usually unionise)     /ˈjuː.ni.ən.aɪz/
to organize workers to become members of a trade union: They're about to launch a campaign to unionize workers at all major supermarkets in the area. unionized employees/labour/workersIndustrial relations unionization (UK usually unionisation)     /ˌjuː.ni.ən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U]
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