Significado de “picket” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "picket" - Diccionario Inglés

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picketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪk.ɪt/ us /ˈpɪk.ɪt/
picket
verb [ I or T ] uk us

They picketed the burger restaurant and handed out leaflets to potential customers.
picketing
noun [ U ] uk /ˈpɪk.ɪ.tɪŋ/ us /ˈpɪk.ɪ.t̬ɪŋ/

The proposed new law would ban picketing.

(Definition of “picket” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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picketnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪk·ɪt/ also picketer, /ˈpɪk·ɪ·t̬ər/

a person or group of people who have a disagreement with a company, usually the one where they work, and who walk around in a line outside the place of business to tell other people not to enter until the problem is solved:

Three pickets stood at the factory gate.
picket
verb [ I/T ] us /ˈpɪk·ɪt/

[ I/T ] The women picketed (outside) the factory for three months.

(Definition of “picket” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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picketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪkɪt/ us HR, WORKPLACE

also picket line a group of people who stand outside an organization's building holding signs to protest against something. The people who protest are often employees who disagree with the management:

The rail union is planning a 150-person picket of the terminal for two days next week.
The new government was determined to avoid a return to the old days of industrial action and mass picket lines.
Most union members were reluctant to cross the picket line.
stand on/walk the picket line We spent two weeks walking the picket line, trying to get better benefits.
Workers staged a picket outside the factory gates.
Workers picked up their picket signs and began their protest.
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UK a single person in a picket line:

Police escorts were provided for tanker drivers who had experienced intimidation by pickets.
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picketverb [ I or T ]

uk us HR, WORKPLACE

to show an organization that you are not satisfied with them by standing outside their building and trying to prevent people from entering and doing business with them :

The firm's annual general meeting was picketed by union members angry at the decision to cut jobs.
The group has decided not to picket until after the talks.
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picketing
noun [ U ] /ˈpɪkɪtɪŋ/ /-ṱɪŋ/

The proposed new law would ban picketing.

(Definition of “picket” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)