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go-slow

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈɡəʊ.sləʊ/ us    /ˈɡoʊ.sloʊ/ UK ( US slowdown)
an occasion when employees work more slowly and with less effort than usual to try to persuade an employer to agree to higher pay or better working conditions
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