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English definition of “strike”

strike

verb [I] (STOP WORK)    /straɪk/ (struck, struck)
B2 to refuse to continue working because of an argument with an employer about working conditions, pay levels, or job losses: Democratization has brought workers the right to strike and join a trade union. We're striking for a reduction in the working week and improved safety standards.Industrial action
(Definition of strike verb (STOP WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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