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"labor union" in British English

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(Definition of labor union from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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labor unionnoun [C]

(Cdn Br labour union,  /ˈleɪ·bər ˌjun·jən/ )  us   /ˈleɪ·bər ˌjun·jən/ (short form union)
an ​organization of ​workers that ​protectstheirrights and ​represents them in ​discussions with employers over such ​matters as ​pay and ​workingconditions
(Definition of labor union from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"labor union" in Business English

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labor unionnoun [C]

uk   us   US HR
→  trade union
(Definition of labor union from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “labor union”
in Arabic نَقابة عُمّال…
in Korean 노동 조합…
in Portuguese sindicato…
in Catalan sindicat…
in Japanese 労働組合…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工会…
in Turkish sendika…
in Russian профсоюз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工會…
in Italian sindacato…
in Polish związek zawodowy…
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