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English definition of “trade unionist”

trade unionist

noun [C]     POLITICS
a member of a trade union, especially a member with an important position: A leading trade unionist has condemned the management payouts.
(Definition of trade unionist noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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