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gherao

Line breaks: ghe¦rao
Pronunciation: /ɡɛˈraʊ/

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Definition of gherao in English:

noun (plural gheraos)

Indian
A protest in which workers prevent employers leaving a place of work until certain demands are met: a gherao was to be conducted at the municipal offices

Origin

from Hindi gherāo 'surround, besiege'.

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