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general strikenoun [C]

uk   /ˌdʒen.ər.əl ˈstraɪk/  us   /ˌdʒen.ɚ.əl ˈstraɪk/
(Definition of general strike from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"general strike" in Business English

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general strikenoun [C]

uk   us   HR, WORKPLACE
an occasion when many ​workers in a country, different ​industries, etc. strike (= ​refuse to ​work because they want more ​pay, etc.): Unions have called a ​generalstrike, which is expected to ​stop all ​publicservices for a day. The ​company has not had a ​generalstrike - ​nationwidestrike - in over 40 ​years.
(Definition of general strike from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “general strike”
in Chinese (Simplified) (全国性)总罢工,大罢工…
in Chinese (Traditional) (全國)總罷工,大罷工…
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