Trades-unionist
Trades-unionist Trades"-un`ion*ist, Trade-unionist Trade"-un`ion*ist, n. A member of a trades union, or a supporter of trades unions. [1913 Webster]

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  • trades unionist — trades unionist, or trades un|ion|ist «TRAYDZ YOON yuh nihst», noun. Especially British. trade unionist …   Useful english dictionary

  • trades unionist — see trade unionist …   English dictionary

  • trades-un|ion|ist — trades unionist, or trades un|ion|ist «TRAYDZ YOON yuh nihst», noun. Especially British. trade unionist …   Useful english dictionary

  • unionist — union u‧nion [ˈjuːnjən] noun 1. [countable] an organization formed by workers to protect their rights: • If you decide to join the union you are encouraged to play an active part and to ensure your views are represented. • a union agreement (= an …   Financial and business terms

  • Unionist — Un ion*ist, n. 1. One who advocates or promotes union; especially a loyal supporter of a federal union, as that of the United States. [1913 Webster] 2. A member or supporter of a trades union. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trades union — noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer you have to join the union in order to get a job • Syn: ↑union, ↑labor union, ↑trade union, ↑brotherhood • Derivationally related forms: ↑trade unionist ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trade-unionist — Trades unionist Trades un ion*ist, Trade unionist Trade un ion*ist, n. A member of a trades union, or a supporter of trades unions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trade unionist — union u‧nion [ˈjuːnjən] noun 1. [countable] an organization formed by workers to protect their rights: • If you decide to join the union you are encouraged to play an active part and to ensure your views are represented. • a union agreement (= an …   Financial and business terms

  • trade unionist — 1. a member of a trade union. 2. a person who favors or advocates trade unionism. Also, trade unionist, trades unionist. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • trade unionist — trade unionists also trades unionist N COUNT A trade unionist is an active member of a trade union …   English dictionary

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