Nonunionism
Nonunion Non*un"ion, a. 1. Not belonging to, or affiliated with, a trades union; as, a nonunion carpenter. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Not employing trade union members; not recognizing or favoring trades unions or trades-unionists; as, a nonunion contractor; a nonunion subcontractor. -- {Non*un"ion*ism}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nonunionism — nonunionist, n. /non yoohn yeuh niz euhm/, n. disregard of or opposition to trade unions. [1890 95; NON + UNIONISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonunionism — non·unionism …   English syllables

  • nonunionism — “+ noun Etymology: nonunion (I) + ism : the theories, opinions, or practices of those who do not support trade unions * * * nonunionist, n. /non yoohn yeuh niz euhm/, n. disregard of or opposition …   Useful english dictionary

  • closed shop — A place of employment in which all employees are required by contract between the employer and a labor union to be members of the union. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 95; more broadly defined, a place of employment where either unionism or nonunionism… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nonunion — [nän′yo͞on′yən] n. failure to mend or unite: said of a broken bone adj. 1. not belonging to a labor union 2. not made or serviced by union workers or under conditions required by a labor union 3. refusing to recognize, or sign a contract with, a… …   English World dictionary

  • non|un|ion|ism — «non YOON yuh nihz uhm», noun. the theories or practices of those opposed to labor unions: »Local trades councils should organize campaigns against nonunionism in their districts (London Times) …   Useful english dictionary

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