Definition of gherao in English:


Line breaks: ghe¦rao
Pronunciation: /gɛˈraʊ/

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noun (plural gheraos)

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


from Hindi gherāo 'surround, besiege'.

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