Significado de “blackleg” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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blackleg en inglés británico

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blacklegnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈblæk.leɡ/ us /ˈblæk.leɡ/ also scab UK disapproving

Examples from literature

  • A kind of blackleg doing the work cheaper—nay, for nothing. 
  • Moreover, though I am carefully informed that he is a blackleg, I find him honest. 

(Definición de blackleg del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

blackleg en inglés de negocios

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blacklegnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈblækleɡ/ us

UK disapproving WORKPLACE an employee who continues to work during a strike (= a period when workers refuse to work because of a disagreement with an employer):

They protested about the use of blackleg labour.

(Definición de blackleg del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)