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strikernoun [C]

 us   /ˈstrɑɪ·kər/
social studies a ​person, esp. a ​member of a ​laborunion, who ​refuses to ​work until a ​satisfactoryagreement with the ​employer has been ​reached
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strikernoun [C]

uk   /ˈstraɪ.kər/  us   /ˈstraɪ.kɚ/
  • striker noun [C] (SPORT)

C2 a ​player in a ​game such as ​football whose ​mainpurpose is to ​try to ​scoregoalsrather than to ​prevent the ​opposingteam from ​scoring: The club's new ​manager is a ​formerEngland striker. The 24-year-old striker ​scored 35 ​goals for Newcastle United last ​season.
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strikernoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈstraɪkər/ HR, WORKPLACE
a ​worker who ​refuses to do their ​job because they are not satisfied with their ​pay, ​workingconditions, etc.: Police dispersed a crowd of 300 strikers and supporters.
(Definition of striker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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