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English definition of “lightning strike”

lightning strike

noun [C]
 
 
UK HR
a situation where employees stop work suddenly and without warning because of a disagreement with their employer about job conditions, job losses, pay, etc.: Union representatives called a lightning strike over a deadlock with the railway. → Compare wildcat strike
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