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ACAS

noun
 
 
/ˈeɪkæs/ HR
abbreviation for the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service: an organization in the UK which tries to prevent or solve problems between employers and workers: The company and trade union leaders have agreed to call in ACAS to try to resolve the pay dispute.
(Definition of ACAS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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