picket line Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"picket line" in British English

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picket linenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​group of ​workersacting as ​pickets: Journalists ​interviewed the ​unionofficials on the ​picketline. The ​vandriversrefused to cross the ​picketline (= to go past the ​pickets).
(Definition of picket line from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"picket line" in American English

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picket linenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪk·ɪt ˌlɑɪn/
a ​group of ​peopleholdingsigns to show that they are not ​working and are having a ​disagreement with ​theiremployer: Truck ​driversrefused to cross the picket line.
(Definition of picket line from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"picket line" in Business English

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picket linenoun [C]

uk   us   HR, WORKPLACE
→  picket noun
(Definition of picket line from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “picket line”
in Arabic عُمّال, ُتظاهرون…
in Korean 파업 노동자 들이 늘어 선 줄, 피켓라인…
in Portuguese piquete…
in Catalan línia de piquets…
in Japanese (ストライキの時の)ピケライン, 監視線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纠察线…
in Chinese (Traditional) 前哨線, 警戒線, 糾察線…
in Italian picchetto…
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