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lightning strikenoun [C]

uk   us   UK HR
a ​situation where ​employeesstopwork suddenly and without ​warning because of a disagreement with their ​employer about ​jobconditions, ​joblosses, ​pay, etc.: Union ​representatives called a lightning ​strike over a ​deadlock with the ​railway.
(Definition of lightning strike from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) “野猫”式罢工,闪电式罢工…
in Chinese (Traditional) “野貓”式罷工,閃電式罷工…
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