trade unionism

trade unionism
noun
the system or principles and theory of labor unions
Syn: ↑unionism
Derivationally related forms: ↑unionist (for: ↑unionism)
Hypernyms: ↑labor movement, ↑trade union movement, ↑labor

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noun also trades unionism
: the system or the principles and theory of trade unions or adherence to these principles : unionism

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1. the system, methods, or practice of trade or labor unions.
2. trade unions collectively.
Also, trade-unionism, trades-unionism.
[1870-75]

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trade unionism noun
The system, principles and practices of trade unions
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Main Entry:trade

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trade unionism UK US noun [uncountable] british
the system of trade unions, or the principles on which trade unions are based
Thesaurus: labour organizations and their membershyponym

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trade unionism, or trade-un|ion|ism «TRAYD YOON yuh nihz uhm», noun.
1. the system of having trade unions.
2. the principles or practices of trade unions.

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ˌtrade ˈunionism ; noun uncountable

the history of trade unionism

Main entry:trade unionderived

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