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strike

noun
 
 
/straɪk/
NOT WORKING [C, U] B1 a period of time when people are not working because they want more money, etc: Teachers are planning to go on strike next month.Industrial relations
ATTACK [C] a sudden military attack: an air strike →  See also hunger strike Attacking and invading
Translations of “strike”
in Arabic إضْراب…
in Korean 파업…
in Malaysian penemuan…
in French découverte…
in Turkish grev, askerî hücum/saldırı…
in Italian sciopero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止工作, 罷工…
in Russian забастовка, удар, атака…
in Polish strajk, atak, uderzenie…
in Vietnamese sự đột nhiên dò đúng…
in Spanish hallazgo, descubrimiento…
in Portuguese greve…
in Thai การค้นพบน้ำม้น…
in German der Treffer…
in Catalan vaga…
in Japanese ストライキ…
in Indonesian penemuan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止工作, 罢工…
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