strikebound
adjective Date: 1943 subjected to a strike

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • strikebound — [strīk′bound΄] adj. closed or hampered because of striking employees [a strikebound plant] …   English World dictionary

  • strikebound — adj. immobilized or closed by a strike. * * * adjective closed or immobilized by a strike a strikebound airline • Similar to: ↑inactive * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : subjected to a strike a strikebound factory * * * /struyk bownd /, adj. closed by …   Useful english dictionary

  • strikebound — /struyk bownd /, adj. closed by a strike: a strikebound factory. [1940 45; STRIKE + BOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • strikebound — adjective unable to move, travel, or happen because of a strike 2 (1): a strikebound port …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • strikebound — strike•bound [[t]ˈstraɪkˌbaʊnd[/t]] adj. closed by a strike • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • strikebound — /ˈstraɪkbaʊnd/ (say struykbownd) adjective (of a business, industry, etc.) unable to function because of a strike (def. 57). {strike + bound1} …   Australian English dictionary

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