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unionizeverb [T]

(UK usually unionise) uk   us   /ˈjuː.ni.ən.aɪz/
(Definition of unionize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unionizeverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈjun·jəˌnɑɪz/
  • unionize verb [I/T] (ORGANIZATION)

social studies to ​form a ​laborunion, or to ​organizeworkers into a ​laborunion: [T] We’re ​launching a ​campaign to unionize ​workers at all ​majordiscountstores in the ​area.
(Definition of unionize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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unionizeverb [I or T]

(UK also unionise) uk   us   /ˈjuːniənaɪz/ HR, WORKPLACE
to ​form a ​tradeunion, or to ​organizeworkers into a ​tradeunion: Nurses at the hospital have been ​trying to unionize since 2009. Attempts to unionize the ​carplant have ​failed so far. The ​localeconomy in LA is becoming more ​fragmented, with ​smallercompanies whose ​workers are ​harder to unionize.
(Definition of unionize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unionize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使加入工会…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使加入工會…
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