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"striker" in British English

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strikernoun [C]

uk   /ˈstraɪ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/
  • striker noun [C] (SPORT)

C2 a ​player in a ​game such as ​football whose ​mainpurpose is to ​try to ​scoregoalsrather than to ​prevent the ​opposingteam from ​scoring: The club's new ​manager is a ​formerEngland striker. The 24-year-old striker ​scored 35 ​goals for Newcastle United last ​season.
(Definition of striker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"striker" in American English

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strikernoun [C]

 us   /ˈstrɑɪ·kər/
social studies a ​person, esp. a ​member of a ​laborunion, who ​refuses to ​work until a ​satisfactoryagreement with the ​employer has been ​reached
(Definition of striker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"striker" in Business English

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strikernoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈstraɪkər/ HR, WORKPLACE
a ​worker who ​refuses to do their ​job because they are not satisfied with their ​pay, ​workingconditions, etc.: Police dispersed a crowd of 300 strikers and supporters.
(Definition of striker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “striker”
in Arabic مُضرِب…
in Korean 파업 노동자…
in Portuguese grevista…
in Catalan vaguista…
in Japanese ストライキをしている人, ストライキの参加者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罢工, 罢工者…
in Turkish grevci, golcü futbolcu…
in Russian забастовщик, нападающий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 罷工, 罷工者…
in Italian scioperante…
in Polish strajkując-y/a, napastni-k/czka…
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