stay-in strike

stay-in strike
noun or stay-in \\ˈstāˌin-\ (-s)
Etymology: from stay in, v.
: a slowdown or stoppage of work intended to bring pressure on an employer and concerted by workers who remain in their work place — compare lockout, sit-down

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/stay"in'/, Brit.
See sit-down strike. Also called stay-in.

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stay-in strike, or stay-in «STAY IHN», noun.
British. a sit-down strike.

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n. Brit. a sit-down strike

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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