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Translation of "picket" - English-Spanish dictionary

picket

noun   /ˈpɪk·ɪt/
a person who stands outside a building in order to show his or her anger about something and to try to stop people going inside piquete
verb   /ˈpɪk·ɪt/
to stand outside a building in order to show your anger about something and to try to stop people going inside hacer piquetes en Protesters picketed cinemas across the whole country.
(Definition of picket from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

picket

noun /ˈpikit/
(any one of) a number of people employed at a factory etc who are on strike and who try to persuade workers not to go to work there, not to deliver goods there etc piquete The men set up a picket to stop lorries/trucks getting into the factory (also adjective) a picket line.
a soldier or a small group of soldiers on special duty, usually to guard against a sudden attack by the enemy piquete The commander placed pickets at various points round the camp (also adjective) picket duty.
(Definition of picket from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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